monosynaptic reflex


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monosynaptic reflex

A reflex involving only two neurons (afferent and efferent).
See also: reflex
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(1) In 5-day-old sciatic nerve crush preparation, the monosynaptic reflexes evoked from the regenerated motoneurons not only had a longer latency but also had larger amplitude.
H-reflex is electrically induced analogy of monosynaptic reflex. It is used to assess the spinal reflex arc having ascending Ia afferent activity, the synapse at spinal level, and the descending homonymous motor nerve efferent activity (a motor neuron) to the muscle.
(1969) Presynaptic inhibition of monosynaptic reflex by vibration.