deflexion


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de·flex·ion

(dĕ-fleks'shŭn), Do not confuse this word with deflection.
Term used to describe the position of the fetal head in relation to the maternal pelvis in which the head is descending in a nonflexed or extended attitude.
[de- + L. flexio, a bending, fr. flecto, pp. flexum, to bend]

de·flex·ion

(dĕ-flek'shŭn)
Term used to describe the position of the fetal head in relation to the maternal pelvis in which the head is descending in a nonflexed or extended attitude.
[de- + L. flexio, a bending, fr. flecto, pp. flexum, to bend]
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The similarity of the processes involved to those found in grammaticalization justifies the claim that these cases really are instances of "grammaticalization in reverse", and therefore represent the syntactic counterpart of deflexion, which often involves upgrading from affix to clitic or phonological word via morphological reanalysis.
Deflexion as a counterdirectional factor in grammatical change.
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