flexor reflex


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flex·or re·flex

flexion of ankle, knee, and hip when the foot is painfully stimulated; the crossed extension reflex occurs in association with it.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

flex·or re·flex

(fleks'ŏr rē'fleks)
Flexion of ankle, knee, and hip when the foot is painfully stimulated; the crossed extension reflex occurs in association with it.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The intralimb coordination of the flexor reflex response is altered in chronic human spinal cord injury.
These results are consistent with previous studies indicating that subjects with chronic SCI produce multijoint reflex responses to single joint movements at other joints, such as flexor reflexes triggered by movement of the ankle [17] and knee joints [18] and extensor reflexes triggered by movement of the hip or knee [3-4].
Flexor reflexes in chronic spinal cord injury triggered by imposed ankle rotation.