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Related to neck-righting reflex: parachute reflex, labyrinthine righting reflex, body righting reflex, Tonic Neck Reflex, optical righting reflex
In a reclining infant, rotation of the trunk in the same direction in which the head is turned. This reflex appears at age 4 to 6 months and is no longer obtainable by age 2 years.
See also: reflex