antagonistic reflexes


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an·tag·o·nis·tic re·flex·es

reflexes that do not act toward a common purpose and cannot together traverse the final common path.
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antagonistic reflexes

Two or more reflexes initiated simultaneously in different receptors that involve the same motor center but produce opposite effects.
See also: reflex
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