spinoadductor reflex

spi·no·ad·duc·tor re·flex

contraction of the adductors of the thigh on tapping the spinal column.
Synonym(s): McCarthy reflexes (1)

spi·no·ad·duc·tor re·flex

(spī'nō-ad-dŭk'tŏr rē'fleks)
Contraction of the adductors of the thigh on tapping of the spinal column.
Synonym(s): McCarthy reflexes.

McCarthy,

Daniel J., U.S. neurologist, 1874-1958.
McCarthy reflexes - (1) contraction of the adductors of the thigh upon tapping the spinal column. Synonym(s): spinoadductor reflex; - (2) contraction of the orbicularis oculi muscle induced by tapping the supraorbital nerve. Synonym(s): supraorbital reflex
McCarthy scales of children's abilities - used to test children's comprehension between 2-1/2 and 8-1/2 years of age.