the term that describes the bending of the joint in a limb that is caused by a muscle flexor so the 2 parts of the limb come together towards each other.

FLEXION: "Flexion is how we bend our elbows."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FLEXION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flexion/ (accessed October 16, 2021).