hypermobility

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hypermobility

(ˌhaɪpəməʊˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n
(Medicine) med an extension of the joints beyond normal capacity
Translations
hyperlaxité

hy·per·mo·bil·i·ty

n. hipermobilidad, movilidad excesiva.
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Susan, who works as a gym instructor and swimming teacher in Tynemouth, said: "We realised something was wrong with Nathan's movement when he was seven months, but the doctors said he was double jointed.
The young man was double jointed and no injury was caused.
Unique features of our flex head single and double jointed ratchets include that the heads can flex up to 180 degreeand each have a smooth 72 tooth design that minimizes ratchet lash and provides higher torque.
The robot, which features a double jointed neck that helps it achieve more expressive postures, can also walk around, perceive its environment and perform physical tasks.
But we often have a laugh about some of the sex stuff because we know you'd have to be double jointed to do it.
Lucy explained: "Marfan has a number of distinctive characteristics, including exceptional height, large hands and feet, being double jointed and a pigeon chest.
Whether you happen to be a middleclass punter with his head so far up his backside he could be double jointed or a working-class fan who does more hours than the speaking clock, it doesn't matter.
I have often wondered why some people are double jointed.
I HAVE double jointed thumbs and I can make children think that the index finger on my left hand is detachable.