Definition of dorsiflexor in English:

dorsiflexor

noun

Anatomy
  • A muscle whose contraction dorsiflexes the hand or foot.

    • ‘Strength of bilateral hip flexors, knee extensors and ankle dorsiflexors was measured.’
    • ‘Weakness of the expiratory muscles and ankle dorsiflexors was equivalent, suggesting that these muscle groups are vulnerable to some factor that does not affect the diaphragm.’
    • ‘Manual muscle testing is the averaging of major muscle groups (upper limb shoulder abductors, elbow flexors, wrist extensors and lower limb hip flexors, quadriceps, and ankle dorsiflexors).’

Pronunciation:

dorsiflexor

/ˈdôrsəˌfleksər/