Jendrassik maneuver


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Jen·dras·sik ma·neu·ver

(yĕn-drah'sik),
a method of emphasizing the patellar reflex: the subject hooks the hands together by the flexed fingers and pulls against them with all possible strength.

Jendrassik maneuver

Neurology A method of enhancing the patellar reflex by briskly yanking at the leg

Jen·dras·sik ma·neu·ver

(yen-drah'sik mă-nū'vĕr)
A method of emphasizing the patellar reflex: the subject hooks the hands together by the flexed fingers and pulls against them with all possible strength.

Jendrassik,

Ernö, Hungarian physician, 1858-1921.
Jendrassik maneuver - a method of emphasizing the patellar reflex: the subject hooks his hands together by the flexed fingers and pulls against them with all his strength.
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1980) Jendrassik maneuver vs controlled contractions conditioning the excitability of soleus mono-synaptic reflexes.
1988) Jendrassik maneuver facilitates soleus h-reflex without change in average soleus motoneuron pool membrane-potential.
The Achilles reflex was only faintly obtainable, utilizing the Jendrassik maneuver.