Gordon reflex


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Related to Gordon reflex: Oppenheim reflex, Chaddock reflex, Gordon sign

Gor·don re·flex

(gōr'dŏn),
dorsal flexion of the great toe produced by firm lateral pressure on the calf muscles.

Gordon reflex

(gord'on)
[Alfred Gordon, U.S. neurologist, 1874–1953]
The extension of the great toe on sudden pressure on the deep flexor muscles of the calf of the leg. It is present in pyramidal tract disease.
See: Babinski reflex

Gordon,

Alfred, U.S. neurologist, 1874-1953.
Gordon reflex - dorsal flexion of the great toe produced by firm lateral pressure on the calf muscles. Synonym(s): paradoxical flexor reflex
Gordon sign - a sign of organic hemiplegia. Synonym(s): finger phenomenon
Gordon symptom - the occurrence of an appreciable interval after the production of a reflex before relaxation. Synonym(s): tonic reflex