labyrinthine righting reflexes
lab·y·rin·thine right·ing re·flex·es
reflexes initiated through stimulation of the receptors of the labyrinth, causing changes in tone of the neck muscles that bring the head into the appropriate position.
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lab·y·rin·thine right·ing re·flex·es(labi-rinthēn rīting rēfleks-ĕz)
Postural movement whereby stimulation of the proprioceptors of the labyrinth cause change in the tone of the neck muscles, bringing the head into its natural position in space.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
lab·y·rin·thine right·ing re·flex·es(labi-rinthīn rīting rēfleks-ĕz)
Reflexes initiated through stimulation of receptors of labyrinth, causing changes in tone of neck muscles that bring head into appropriate position.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012