Definition of Reflex. Meaning of Reflex. Synonyms of Reflex

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Definition of Reflex

Reflex
Reflex Re*flex" (r?*fl?ks"), v. t. [L. reflexus, p. p. of reflectere. See Reflect.] 1. To reflect. [Obs.] --Shak. 2. To bend back; to turn back. --J. Gregory.

Meaning of Reflex from wikipedia

- A reflex, or reflex action, is an involuntary and nearly instantaneous movement in response to a stimulus. A reflex is made possible by neural pathways...
- "The Reflex" is the eleventh single by Duran Duran, released worldwide on 16 April 1984. The song was heavily remixed for single release and was the third...
- The plantar reflex is a reflex elicited when the sole of the foot is stimulated with a blunt instrument. The reflex can take one of two forms. In healthy...
- Play media Play media The Moro reflex is an infantile reflex that develops between 25–30 w****s of gestation and disappears between 3–6 months of age....
- A reflex arc is a neural pathway that controls a reflex. In vertebrates, most sensory neurons do not p**** directly into the brain, but synapse in the...
- Primitive reflexes are reflex actions originating in the central nervous system that are exhibited by normal infants, but not neurologically intact adults...
- Cushing reflex (also referred to as the vasopressor response, the Cushing effect, the Cushing reaction, the Cushing phenomenon, the Cushing response, or...
- The stretch reflex (myotatic reflex) is a muscle contraction in response to stretching within the muscle. It is a monosynaptic reflex which provides automatic...
- sneeze reflex (also backronymed as Autosomal Compelling Helio-Ophthalmic Outburst (ACHOO) syndrome and colloquially sun sneezing) is a reflex condition...
- The pharyngeal reflex, gag reflex, or laryngeal spasm, is a reflex contraction of the back of the throat, evoked by touching the roof of the mouth, the...
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