Geigel reflex


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Gei·gel re·flex

(gī'gĕl),
in the female, a contraction of the muscular fibers at the upper edge of the Poupart ligament on gently stroking the inner side of the thigh; analogue of the cremasteric reflex in males.

Gei·gel re·flex

(gī'gel rē'fleks)
In the female, a contraction of the muscular fibers at the upper edge of the Poupart ligament on gently stroking the inner thigh; analogue of the cremasteric reflex in males.

Geigel reflex

(gī′gĕl)
[Richard Geigel, Ger. physician, 1859–1930]
A reflex produced in the female when the inner anterior aspect of the upper thigh is stroked. It involves contraction of muscular fibers adjacent to the superior portion of Poupart's ligaments. This reflex corresponds to the male cremasteric reflex.

Geigel,

Richard, German physician, 1859-1930.
Geigel reflex - in the female, a contraction of the muscular fibers at the upper edge of Poupart ligament on gently stroking the inner side of the thigh.