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flexion

 [flek´shun]
1. the act of bending or the condition of being bent.
2. in obstetrics, the normal bending forward of the head of the fetus in the uterus or birth canal so that the chin rests on the chest, thereby presenting the smallest diameter of the vertex.
plantar flexion bending of the toes or foot downwards toward the sole.

flex

(fleks), In medical contexts, avoid using this word in the colloquial sense of contract (a muscle).
To bend; to move a joint in such a direction as to approximate the two parts that it connects.
[L. flecto, pp. flexus, to bend]

flex

(flĕks)
v.
1. To bend.
2. To contract a muscle.
3. To move a joint so that the parts it connects approach each other.

flex

verb
(1) To bend.
(2) To tighten.

FLEX

Federal licensing exam Graduate education An examination required of physicians before they can practice medicine in the US, which consists of a 3 day multiple-choice assessment of knowlege in 'basic' and 'clinical' sciences

flex

(fleks)
To bend; to move a joint in such a direction as to approximate the two parts which it connects.
[L. flecto, pp. flexus, to bend]

Flex

To bend.
Mentioned in: Fingertip Injuries

flex

to bend or put in a state of flexion.
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A 12-MFR grade, Accpro 9433, has a flex modulus of 350,000 psi and notched Izod of 4 ft-lb/in.
The 12-MFR Marlex RLC-120 and the 35-MFR RLC-350 are said to have good color (Hunter b value is less than 0) and flex moduli of 180,000 psi and 170,000 psi, respectively.
PPTR522 has an improved stiffness/impact balance, with a flex modulus of 235,000 psi and notched Izod of 0.
90), a gloss rating of 86, drop-weight impact of >61 ft-lb, flex modulus of 152,000 psi, no-break notched Izod impact, and HDT of 200 F.
and flex modulus of 230,000 psi, they allow molding of 16 to 32 containers every 4-5 sec.
Adobe, the Adobe logo, Builder, Flash and Flex are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
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Adobe, the Adobe logo, Flash and Flex are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.