Mendel-Bechterew reflex


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Bech·te·rew-Men·del re·flex

(bek-ter'yĕv men'dĕl),
plantar flexion of the toes caused by percussion of the dorsum of the foot; present in a pyramidal lesion.

Mendel-Bechterew reflex

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Bech·te·rew-Men·del re·flex

(bek-ter'yev men'dĕl rē'fleks)
Percussion of the dorsum of the foot causes flexion of the toes; present in a pyramidal lesion.
Synonym(s): Mendel-Bechterew reflex.

Mendel-Bechterew reflex

[ Mendel, Kurt + Bechterew, Vladimir Mikhailovich]
Plantar flexion of the toes in response to percussion of the dorsum of the foot.