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A muscle whose contraction dorsiflexes the hand or foot.
- ‘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).’
- ‘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.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.