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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Act of bending a joint; An angular or rounded shape made by folding; The state of being bent (as of a joint).

Usage examples (31)
  • A flexure of the colon
  • The flushing of the rectum, sigmoid flexure and colon with water is not
  • And at high "tide" the flexure of the sea floor held steady for an hour or so.
  • A local incision was chosen, as the wound was presumably in the sigmoid flexure. for more
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