Definition of flexor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfleksə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfleksər//
, also NAmE//ˈfleksɔːr//
(also flexor muscle) (anatomy)
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a muscle that allows you to bend part of your body compare extensor Word Origin early 17th cent.: modern Latin, from Latin flex- ‘bent’, from the verb flectere.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flexor