reflex excitability


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

reflex excitability

Sensitivity to reflex irritation.
See also: excitability
References in periodicals archive ?
Some investigators consider that spastic muscle hypertonus exists primarily because of an increase in reflex excitability [11,14-15].
Afferent actions from the lower limb are evidently switched between inhibition and facilitation depending on the position of the hip, indicating that position of the hip is a control- ling factor of spinal reflex excitability.
The Hoffmann reflex: a means of assessing spinal reflex excitability and its descending control in man.