facial reflex


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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.

facial reflex

In coma, contraction of facial muscles when pressure is applied to the eyeball. Synonym: bulbomimic reflex; Mondonesi reflex
See also: reflex