Mendel instep reflex

(redirected from back of foot reflex)

Men·del in·step re·flex

(men'dĕl),
the foot being firmly supported on its inner side, a sharp tap on the dorsal tendons causes extension of the second to the fifth toes.

Men·del in·step re·flex

(men'dĕl in'step rē'fleks)
The foot being firmly supported on its inner side, a sharp tap on the dorsal tendons causes extension of the second to the fifth toes.

Mendel,

Kurt, German neurologist, 1874-1946.
Bekhterev-Mendel reflex - see under Bekhterev
Mendel instep reflex - the foot being firmly supported on its inner side, a sharp tap on the dorsal tendons causes extension of the second to the fifth toes. Synonym(s): back of foot reflex
Mendel-Bekhterev reflex - Synonym(s): Bekhterev-Mendel reflex