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Grasp reflex

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Grasp reflex --> grasping reflex

An involuntary flexion of the fingers to tactile or tendon stimulation on the palm of the hand, producing an uncontrollable grasp; usually associated with frontal lobe lesions.

Compare: darwinian reflex.

Synonym: forced grasping reflex, grasp reflex.