scapular reflex


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scap·u·lar re·flex

contraction of the upper muscles of the back by stimulation between the scapulae.

scapular reflex

a contraction of the rhomboids and approximation of the scapulae when a stimulus is applied to the midline of the back between the scapulae.

scapular reflex

Muscular contraction following percussion or stimulus between the scapulae.
See also: reflex