associated reaction

as·so·ci·a·ted re·ac·tion

(ăs-ō'sē-ā-tĕd rē-ak'shŭn)
An involuntary movement of a body part associated with the resisted movement of another body part. Associated reactions are typically seen in children until they reach 8 years of age, but are also seen in people who have sustained injury to the central nervous system.

associated reaction

Involuntary and nonfunctional spontaneous movements associated with the performance of difficult or stressful intentional motion.
See: associated movement
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