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con·sen·su·al

(kon-sen'shŭ-ăl),
1. With consent; by mutual agreement of all parties.
2. Pertaining to a reflex elicited by indirect stimulation of a receptor, as pupillary constriction in one eye when the other is stimulated by light.
[L. con-sentio, pp. con-sensus, to agree, to feel at the same time + -al]

consensual

(kən-sĕn′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Of or expressing a consensus: a consensual decision.
2.
a. Law Existing or entered into by mutual consent without formalization by document or ceremony: a consensual marriage; a consensual contract.
b. Involving the willing participation of both or all parties, especially in an illegal transaction or practice: the consensual crimes of prostitution, drug abuse, and illegal gambling.
3. Physiology
a. Of or relating to a reflexive response of one body structure following stimulation of another, such as the concurrent constriction of one pupil in response to light shined in the other.
b. Of or relating to involuntary movement of a body part accompanying voluntary movement of another.

con·sen′su·al·ly adv.

consensual

[konsen′sho̅o̅·əl]
Etymology: L, con + sentire, to feel
pertaining to a reflex action in which stimulation of one body part results in a response in another.

consensual

adjective Referring to an agreement between two or more parties to engage in a particular activity, usually understood to mean related to sexual activity.

con·sen·su·al

(kŏn-sen'shū-ăl)
1. The fact of agreement among the perceptions of several people.
2. Denotes the act of agreeing with or to any behavior, action, or thought.
[L. con-sentio, pp. con-sensus, to agree + -al]

consensual

1. Pertaining to the reflex response of an organ to the reflex action of another, usually paired, organ. For example, the constriction response of one pupil to light is accompanied by the constriction of the other. This is a consensual reflex.
2. Involving common consent, as in the consent of both parties to an act of sexual intercourse.

con·sen·su·al

(kŏn-sen'shū-ăl)
With consent; by mutual agreement of all parties.
[L. con-sentio, pp. con-sensus, to agree + -al]

consensual

excited by reflex stimulation.

consensual light reflex
application of a bright light to one eye causes reflex constriction of the pupil of the other, as well as the pupil of the first eye.
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