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flexion

[′flek·shən]
(biology)
Act of bending, especially of a joint.
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According to the contract, Flexion received an exclusive license to the underlying intellectual property rights for human use of GQ-203 from Baylor College of Medicine.
initially shows 110[degrees] flexion, 20[degrees] extension, 80[degrees] abduction-adduction, 60[degrees] internal rotation, 40[degrees] external rotation, and, at the end of the intervention period, the patient recorded 170[degrees] flexion, 40[degrees] extension, 160[degrees] abduction - adduction, 75[degrees] internal rotation, 60[degrees] external rotation (the flexion has increased by 60[degrees], the extension by 20[degrees], the abduction - adduction by 80[degrees], the internal rotation by 15[degrees], and the external rotation by 20[degrees]);the patient D.
Flexion Therapeutics is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, local therapies for the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions, beginning with osteoarthritis (OA).
Patella dislocated laterally on 60-degree flexion, apprehension test positive.
We recently use a new physical examination technique, the swing test, to detect valgus deformity during knee flexion.
A statistically significant difference was found between these parameters in PD group before and after dance therapy: right knee maximum flexion around mid--stance (p = 0.
Plantar Flexion is accompanied by adduction and some supination of the foot.
It would appear that in the side-on orientation the players would rely on the arms, specifically the stance elbow flexion, head flexion, stance side wrist flexion and pass side wrist flexion.
Anticipatory muscle activity could influence the amount of knee flexion and prepare the knee for dynamic weight bearing such as landing tasks.
Another study emphasized that flexing the knee to 120[degrees] is safer than 90[degrees] and advocated as much flexion as possible even with flexible instruments.
Take-off is followed by a hip and knee flexion movement, raising the striking leg.
Objective: To determine the intensity of neck pain in neck flexion posture, prevalence of neck pain radiation to arms and interference with sleep and association of pain development with duration of abnormal posture and study activities in female students of Women Medical College (WMC), Abbottabad.