inhibition of reflexes

inhibition of reflexes

Etymology: L, inhibere, to restrain, reflectere, to bend back
1 the prevention of a reflex action, requiring a series of biochemical mechanisms to restrict the flow of excitatory impulses at presynaptic and postsynaptic points in the system.
2 a negative reflex effect that may become established during differential conditioning. The negative conditioned reflex represents an inhibition of a conditioned reflex.
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