bregmocardiac reflex


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breg·mo·car·di·ac re·flex

in infants, pressure on the anterior fontanelle causing cardiac slowing.

bregmocardiac reflex

A reduced heart rate following pressure on the anterior fontanel.
See also: reflex

breg·mo·car·di·ac re·flex

(bregmō-kahrdē-ak rēfleks)
In infants, pressure on the anterior fontanelle causing cardiac slowing.