Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of flexor.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The flexors are the Flexor digitorum brevis, the Quadratus plantæ, the Flexor hallucis brevis, the Flexor digiti quinti brevis, and the Lumbricales.

    IV. Myology. 8e. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Foot

  • The other two tendons are placed behind the pasterns and are called flexors, because they flex, or bend, the pasterns and coffin bone backward.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • Three principal sets of muscles, called "flexors," bend the fingers and thumb, as in clenching the fist, and three sets -- the extensors -- extend them, as in straightening the fingers.

    Lectures and Essays

  • Three principal sets of muscles, called "flexors," bend the fingers and thumb, as in clenching the fist, and three sets -- the extensors -- extend them, as in straightening the fingers.

    On the Relations of Man to the Lower Animals

  • When you hinge at the hip joint and wait to feel the tension in the hamstring, you can use the contraction of the hamstring to roll into the catch, that keeps the pressure off the hip flexors which is a much smaller muscle.

    undefined

  • When you hinge at the hip joint and wait to feel the tension in the hamstring, you can use the contraction of the hamstring to roll into the catch, that keeps the pressure off the hip flexors which is a much smaller muscle.

    undefined

  • This move works the hamstrings, hip flexors, lower back, glutes and core.

    A Golf Great Works to Stays Fit, Well Over 50

  • I felt my hip flexors ache, and I know that's not right.

    Meg Hemphill: A Review of 3 Top Barre Workouts

  • I felt my hip flexors ache, and I know that's not right.

    Meg Hemphill: A Review of 3 Top Barre Workouts

  • My hip flexors were slack with overuse from millions of jumps and difficult spins.

    Welcome to My World

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.