hyporeflexia


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hyporeflexia

 [hi″po-re-flek´se-ah]
diminution or weakening of reflexes.

hy·po·re·flex·i·a

(hī'pō-rē-flek'sē-ă),
A condition in which the reflexes are weakened. Reduction of the deep tendon reflexes may be generalized, regional, or focal.

hyporeflexia

(hī′pō-rĭ-flĕk′sē-ə)
n.
Decreased response of the deep tendon reflexes, usually resulting from injury to the central nervous system or metabolic disease.

hyporeflexia

[-riflek′sē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, hypo + L, reflectere, to bend back
decreased reflex reactions.

hy·po·re·flex·i·a

(hī'pō-rē-flek'sē-ă)
A condition in which the deep tendon reflexes are weakened.

hyporeflexia

diminished deep tendon reflexes

hy·po·re·flex·i·a

(hī'pō-rē-flek'sē-ă)
A condition in which the reflexes are weakened. Reduction of the deep tendon reflexes may be generalized, regional, or focal.

hyporeflexia

diminution or weakening of reflexes.
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