hyperextensibility

Hyperextensibility

The ability to extend a joint beyond the normal range.

hyperextensibility

see cutaneous asthenia.
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The inherited distal hyperextensibility I have in my thumbs, even had I lived in the Middle Pleistocene, would hardly have conferred an advantage of survival relevance.
In regard to the aforementioned syndrome patients we have to note that they presented with a variety of the expected typical characteristics, more specifically MVP, arachnodactyly, muscular atrophy and ectopia lentis for the Marfan patients, and MVP skin and joint hyperextensibility (8), ectopia lentis and highgraded myopia for the Ehlers-Danlos patients.