flexor muscle

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Noun1.flexor muscle - a skeletal muscle whose contraction bends a jointflexor muscle - a skeletal muscle whose contraction bends a joint
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
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However, within-group comparisons between sides revealed that the lateral flexor muscle group on the less-affected side had greater activity than the more-affected side in the MS group (p = 0.
The study found that the higher dose of BOTOX produced a clinically and statistically significant reduction in thumb flexor muscle tone on the modified Ashworth Scale of 0.
The Reds had hoped he would have returned earlier than the original prognosis of a month out when the tear in his flexor muscle was discovered while on international duty.
Figure 2 was presented as an illustration of the simultaneously collected sEMG signal from the forearm flexor muscle (upper trace) and the acceleration signal (lower trace) during a rough road trial.
Santon, meanwhile, is a doubt for Monday's season opener at Manchester City due to a hip flexor muscle injury.
AROMA striker Francesco Totti has been ruled out of tomorrow night's Coppa Italia quarter-final trip to Fiorentina after damaging his hip flexor muscle.
Red Sox reliever Rich Hill's latest elbow problem has been diagnosed as a strained flexor muscle, and he's expected to be sidelined for at least a month.
The New York Yankees placed relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain on the disabled list yesterday because of a strained flexor muscle.
Meanwhile, Australia coach Ricky Stuart has named an unchanged team for Saturday's final, although winger Brent Tate remains a doubt after damaging a hip flexor muscle in last Sunday's 52-0 semi-finalwin over Fiji.
He strained a hip flexor muscle and didn't kick in the second half against Hawaii after missing three field goals of longer than 40 yards in the first half, all hooked to the left of the uprights.
Botha suffered a tweak of his hip flexor muscle in the game against Derbyshire last week.
The 26-year-old had been in pain and unable to play since the impact of kicking a rugby ball tore the flexor muscle in his hip.

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