Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Erben reflex(erb′ĕn, ĕrb′)
[Siegmund Erben, Austrian physician, b. 1863]
The slowing of the pulse when the head and trunk are forcibly bent forward.
Erben,Siegmund, Austrian neurologist, 1863–.
Erben phenomenon - vagal stimulation slowing of the pulse when head and trunk are flexed. Synonym(s): Erben reflex; Erben sign
Erben reflex - Synonym(s): Erben phenomenon
Erben sign - Synonym(s): Erben phenomenon