- hyper- + extend (Wiktionary)
“Do not hyperextend your elbow joint during the movement.”
“It is very often seen in new moms because they hyperextend the thumb when holding their baby's head.”
“I hyperextend, as the muscles are pulled longer than they are supposed to be, this causes muscle pain, and my knees to go backward, and my shoulder to dislocate more often than others.”
“So there I'd be, explaining the best way to hyperextend a kneecap while telling about David bringing down old Goliath and how that fight was worth something.”
“My joints hyperextend, and they -- they move too much.”
“Gross, who was on the Chargers 'practice squad last year, appeared to hyperextend his right knee at the end of an 8-yard carry. ...”
“Riding head first can lead to a brain injury, and it's a good way to hyperextend the neck, says Kate Cronan, the head of emergency medicine at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del.”
“Then there are his freak-of-nature traits, such as his elbows, which hyperextend a good 10 degrees past level, and his serpentine toes, which are, in a word, gross.”
“Sleeping in odd positions — the child may arch his neck backwards (hyperextend) in order to open the airway or sleep sitting up.”
“It is a mistake, therefore, to try and hyperextend the scientific method to encompass questions beyond its domain.”
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