hyperextension

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hy·per·ex·ten·sion

 (hī′pər-ĭk-stĕn′shən)
n.
Extension of a bodily joint beyond its normal range of motion.

hy′per·ex·tend′ (-ĭk-stĕnd′) v.

hyperextension

(ˌhaɪpərɪkˈstɛnʃən)
n
(Medicine) extension of an arm or leg beyond its normal limits

hy•per•ex•ten•sion

(ˌhaɪ pər ɪkˈstɛn ʃən)

n.
the extension of a part of the body beyond normal limits.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperextension - greater than normal extension
extension - act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb