Bechterew, Vladimir Mikhailovich

Bechterew, Vladimir Mikhailovich

, Bekhterev, Bechterev (bek'te-ref?)
Russian neuropathologist, 1857–1927

Bechterew-Mendel reflex

See: Mendel-Bechterew reflex

Bechterew nucleus

Angular nucleus.

Bechterew reflex

1. Contraction of the facial muscles due to irritation of the nasal mucosa.
2. Dilatation of the pupil on exposure to light.
3. Contraction of the lower abdominal muscles when the skin on the inner thigh is stroked.