Babinskis sign

Babinskis sign

(Science: clinical sign) extension of the great toe and abduction of the other toes instead of the normal flexion reflex to plantar stimulation, considered indicative of pyramidal tract involvement (positive Babinski).

Synonym: Babinski reflex, babinskis phenomenon, great-toe reflex, paradoxical extensor reflex, toe phenomenon.

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