Mondonesi reflex

bul·bo·mim·ic re·flex

in a case of coma from severe apoplexy, pressure on the eyeballs causes contraction of the facial muscles of expression on the side opposite to the lesion; if coma results from diabetes, uremia, or other toxic cause, the reflex is present on both sides.

Mondonesi reflex

(mon-do-na'ze)
[Filippo Mondonesi, Italian physician]
Facial reflex

Mondonesi,

Filippo, Italian physician.
Mondonesi reflex - in the case of coma from severe apoplexy, pressure on the eyeballs causes contraction of the facial muscles of expression on the side opposite to the lesion; in coma due to diabetes, uremia, or other toxic cause, the reflex is present on both sides. Synonym(s): bulbomimic reflex