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flexion

bending of a limb

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extension

straightening of a limb

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rotation

circular movement of a part, such as the neck

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abduction

movement away from the body

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adduction

movement toward the body

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supination

a turning up, as of the hand

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pronation

a turning down, as of the hand

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dorsiflexion

a bending up, as of the ankle

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plantar flexion

a bending down, as of the angle