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bend

(bend) a flexure or curve; a flexed or curved part.
varolian bend  the third cerebral flexure in the developing fetus.
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Since its inception in 2011, Bent Knee has earned high praise from both fans and critics alike.
gt;Step 1: Lift one leg, with slightly bent knee, to the side.
With an uneven strain on lower back, bent knee and heel (pressure points), I set myself up for sheer torture.
Make sure your front bent knee does not go past your toe (It doesn't matter which foot you choose as you will repeat the exercise on the other side).
As the image settles, the male figure's sleepy meditation on two lifelike, gargoyle-faced minstrel dolls becomes less important than his outstretched leg, bent knee, or the long hand in which his head lolls.
The extra-large knee Array coil can be used when imaging non-bariatric patients as well; its wide diameter is ideal for imaging a flexed or bent knee, which is useful when patients cannot straighten their leg due to injury or a medical condition.
In young patients, meniscal tears normally occur as a result of sports injuries, with the most common mechanism involving twisting on a loaded bent knee with the knee then giving way.
Based on previous analyses of the skeletons of Australopithecus afarensis, we expected that the Laetoli footprints would resemble those of someone walking with a bent knee, bent hip gait typical of chimpanzees, and not the striding gait normally used by modern humans," Raichlen said.
Push off with a bent knee and land on your other foot, keeping the knee slightly bent.
Contract the quadriceps in the affected leg and raise to the level of the bent knee.
If a gal thinks you're kidding when you propose on bent knee, what the heck will it take to convince her you really do have marriage in mind?
Kneel down on one knee, supporting the back with one hand on the floor or by leaning on a bent knee.