deep reflexes

deep reflexes

Etymology: ME, dep, hollow; L, reflectere, to bend back
any reflexes caused by stimulation of a deep body structure, such as a tendon reflex.
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General physical examination and systemic examination revealed pallor, facial puffiness, macroglossia, delayed relaxation of deep reflexes and muffled heart sounds.
The condition means Amelia's muscle tone is low and as her deep reflexes are poor, which will stop her walking on her own as well as preventing development of her optic nerves.