elbow reflex

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Related to elbow reflex: biceps reflex, brachioradialis reflex

tri·ceps re·flex

a sudden contraction of the triceps muscle caused by a smart tap on its tendon when the forearm hangs loosely at a right angle with the arm.
Synonym(s): elbow jerk, elbow reflex

elbow reflex

biceps reflex

A reflex contraction of the biceps brachii used to assess the C5 and C6 reflex arcs.

With the arm gently flexed at the elbow, tap the biceps tendon with a reflex hammer; the tendon can be located with the thumb.
Abnormal in
Damage to the musculocutaneous nerve, C5/6 at the root or above in the spinal cord.

elbow reflex

Triceps reflex, see there.