FLEXOR MUSCLE

the name that is given to the muscle whose contraction will cause a bend of a limb. An example is the biceps in the upper arm. Compare extensor muscle.

FLEXOR MUSCLE: "Our bicep is an example of a flexor muscle."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FLEXOR MUSCLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flexor-muscle/ (accessed August 7, 2020).
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