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Dictionary » F » Flexor reflex

Flexor reflex

Flexor reflex

flexion of ankle, knee, and hip when the foot is painfully stimulated; the crossed extension reflex occurs in association with it.

Synonym: defense reflex, nociceptive reflex, withdrawal reflex.


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