intersegmental reflex


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intersegmental reflex

A reflex involving several segments of the spinal cord. Synonym: long reflex
See also: reflex
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intersegmental reflex

A spinal REFLEX arc in which the input (sensory) and output (motor) nerves are connected by tracts running within the spinal cord between different segments of the cord.
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