contralateral reflexes

contralateral reflexes

Etymology: L, contra, against, latus, side, reflectere, to bend back
an overflow phenomenon of the nervous system in which a reflex is elicited on one side of the body by a stimulus to the opposite side.
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The patient's normal tympanogram (shape A, as shown in figure 1) and the presence of ipsiand contralateral reflexes ruled out otosclerosis in favor of inner ear conductive hearing loss.