palm-chin reflex

pal·mo·men·tal re·flex

unilateral (sometimes bilateral) contraction of the mentalis and orbicularis oris muscles caused by a brisk scratch made on the palm of the ipsilateral hand.
Synonym(s): palm-chin reflex
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André, 20th century French physician.
Marinesco-Radovici reflex - Synonym(s): Radovici sign
Radovici reflex - Synonym(s): Radovici sign
Radovici sign - chin twitching that is caused by scratching the palm. Synonym(s): Marinesco-Radovici reflex; palm-chin reflex; palmomental reflex; Radovici reflex
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