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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 flex·ion /ˈflɛkʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 flex·ion /ˈflɛkʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flex·ion n.
 1. The act of flexing or bending; a turning.
 2. A bending; a part bent; a fold.
 3. Gram. Syntactical change of form of words, as by declension or conjugation; inflection.
    Express the syntactical relations by flexion.   --Sir W. Hamilton.
 4. Physiol. The bending of a limb or joint; that motion of a joint which gives the distal member a continually decreasing angle with the axis of the proximal part; -- distinguished from extension.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of being flexed (as of a joint) [syn: flexure, flection]
      2: deviation from a straight or normal course [syn: inflection,
      3: act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones
         of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased
         [syn: flexure] [ant: extension]