semiflexion

semiflexion

 [sem″e-flek´shun]
the position of a limb midway between flexion and extension; the act of bringing to such a position.

sem·i·flex·ion

(sem'ē-flek'shŭn),
The position of a joint or segment of a limb midway between extension and flexion.

semiflexion

/semi·flex·ion/ (-flek´shun) position of a limb midway between flexion and extension; the act of bringing to such a position.

semiflexion

[-flek′shən]
a limb position midway between full flexion and full extension.

semiflexion

the position of a limb midway between flexion and extension; the act of bringing to such a position.
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35) found a positive correlation between pain and osteophytes located at the medial femoral condyle observed on knee X-rays obtained at semiflexion position.
1,3,4,6) It was observed that the use of pillows decreased the intracapsular pressure in the hip joint, enabling semiflexion and external rotation of the leg, and this in turn reduced the pain experienced.
Essentially, the skin traction kit without weight allowed semiflexion and external rotation, and, thus, reduced pain due to the lack of traction.
In the absence of traction weight, the pillow allowed semiflexion and external rotation of the lower extremity and decreased the intracapsular pressure in the hip joint.