Flexion of a foot or hand, or of their digits. That is, bending fingers or toes towards the lower surface of the foot or hand. For example, bending the foot in the direction of the plantar surface, as when standing on your toes - as opposed to ones heels.
To bend the ankle downward, to move the foot toward the downward surface.
bending the ankle downward.
The forward movement of the foot at the ankle joint, such as when pressing down one of the pedals when driving a car.
means that the heel of the foot is turned or bent. Plantar means of the sole of the foot. Flexion means bending curvature especially of limb or joint.
The movement at the ankle joint which points the foot down.
Bending the ankle to move the toes downwards
Plantarflexion is the bending of the toes (or fingers) downward, toward the sole (or palm).
Ankle motion such that the toes are pointed toward the ground.
Plantarflexion is the movement which increases the angle between the foot and the leg, as when depressing an automobile pedal. The word "Plantar" translates as "toward the sole" ("Planta").