acromial reflex


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a·cro·mi·al re·flex

contraction of the biceps muscle caused by a tap on the acromion or the coracoid process.
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acromial reflex

Flexion of the forearm and internal rotation of the hand as a result of a quick blow to the acromion. It is elicited in hyperreflexic states.
See also: reflex
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