Translation of flexure in Spanish:

flexure

flexión, n.

Pronunciation /ˈflɛkʃər//ˈflɛkʃə/

noun

  • 1

    Geology Anatomy
    flexión feminine
    • Some are twisted like phone cords; others have sharp flexures from buckling.
    • The basin is separated from the craton by a major tectonic flexure known as the Redstone arch.
    • To add to the problem, Barbara had a lengthy, tortuous colon, and - despite turning, twisting, and compressing her - barium and air would not pass proximal to the hepatic flexure.
    • Along with characterizing a plastic's bending properties, flexure can be used to evaluate aging and sterilization effects on a product.
    • Tumors or polyps that develop proximal to the splenic flexure carry a poorer prognosis than those that arise more distally.
    • Approximately one third of polyps and one half of colorectal cancers occur proximal to the splenic flexure.
    • The only irregularities are small east-dipping flexures over deep-seated faults.
    • In crawling infants the forearms, extensor aspects of the knees, and the ankle flexures are often the most affected.
  • 2

    (curve, bent part)
    flexión feminine