adductor reflex


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ad·duc·tor re·flex

contraction of the adductors of the thigh caused by tapping the tendon of the adductor magnus muscle while the thigh is abducted.
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adductor reflex

Contraction of the adductor muscles of the thigh on applying pressure to or tapping the medial surface of the thigh or knee.
See also: reflex
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ad·duc·tor re·flex

(ă-dŭktŏr rēfleks)
Contraction of the adductors of the thigh caused by tapping the tendon of the adductor magnus muscle while the thigh is abducted.
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