Jendrassik maneuver

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Jen·dras·sik ma·neu·ver

(yĕn-drah'sik),
a method of emphasizing the patellar reflex: the subject hooks the hands together by the flexed fingers and pulls against them with all possible strength.

Jendrassik maneuver

Neurology A method of enhancing the patellar reflex by briskly yanking at the leg

Jen·dras·sik ma·neu·ver

(yen-drah'sik mă-nū'vĕr)
A method of emphasizing the patellar reflex: the subject hooks the hands together by the flexed fingers and pulls against them with all possible strength.

Jendrassik,

Ernö, Hungarian physician, 1858-1921.
Jendrassik maneuver - a method of emphasizing the patellar reflex: the subject hooks his hands together by the flexed fingers and pulls against them with all his strength.
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The reason is unknown, but whether this phenomenon is principle similar to Jendrassik manoeuvre in the tendon reflex needs further investigation.
The Jendrassik manoeuvre is a procedure that involves contracting remote muscles, normally of the upper-body (particularly the forearm and jaw muscles) to induce a reflex response (Jendrassik, 1885).