flexor surface
A surface brought closer together when a jointed structure is bent at a joint.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • flexor surface — Opposable surface (face) of flexible podomere of appendage (in opposition to non opposed extensor surface) [Hobbs and Jass, 1988]. The opposable surface of a flexed podomere of an appendage [Hobbs, Hobbs, and Daniel 1977] …   Crustacea glossary

  • flexor surface — the aspect of a limb or joint on the side toward which flexion is directed …   Medical dictionary

  • Flexor digitorum superficialis muscle — Flexor digitorum superficialis Transverse section across distal ends of radius and ulna. (Flexor dig. subliminis labeled at center top.) Latin musculus flexor digitorum superficialis …   Wikipedia

  • Flexor hallucis longus muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Flexor hallucis longus muscle Latin = GraySubject = 129 GrayPage = 485 Caption = The mucous sheaths of the tendons around the ankle. Medial aspect. (Flexor hallucis longus visible at bottom center.) Caption2 = Width = 222… …   Wikipedia

  • Flexor digiti minimi brevis (hand) — Infobox Muscle Name = Flexor digiti minimi brevis Latin = musculus flexor digiti minimi brevis manus GraySubject = 126 GrayPage = 464 Caption = The muscles of the left hand. Palmar surface Origin = hamate bone Insertion = little finger Blood =… …   Wikipedia

  • Flexor pollicis longus muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Flexor pollicis longus muscle Latin = musculus flexor pollicis longus GraySubject = 125 GrayPage = 449 Caption = Front of the left forearm. Deep muscles. (Flexor pollicis longus is shown in blue) Caption2 = Origin = The… …   Wikipedia

  • Flexor digitorum longus muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Flexor digitorum longus muscle Latin = GraySubject = 129 GrayPage = 485 Caption = Tendons of the foot, medial view. Caption2 = Origin = Insertion = Action = Primary action is Flex digits Antagonist = Extensor digitorum… …   Wikipedia

  • flexor muscle — ▪ anatomy       any of the muscles that decrease the angle between bones on two sides of a joint, as in bending the elbow or knee. Several of the muscles of the hands and feet are named for this function. The flexor carpi radialis and flexor… …   Universalium

  • Flexor pollicis brevis muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Flexor pollicis brevis muscle Latin = musculus flexor pollicis brevis GraySubject = 126 GrayPage = 461 Caption = The muscles of the left hand. Palmar surface. (Flexor pollicis brevis visible at center right, near thumb.)… …   Wikipedia

  • Flexor digitorum brevis muscle — Muscle infobox Name = Flexor digitorum brevis muscle Latin = musculus flexor digitorum brevis GraySubject = 131 GrayPage = 491 Caption = Muscles of the sole of the foot. First layer. (Flexor digitorum brevis visible at center.) Caption2 = The… …   Wikipedia

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