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Related to palmomental reflex: Babinski reflex, snout reflex, Glabellar reflex, grasp reflex, Hoffman's sign
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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palmomental reflexPalm-chin reflex Neurology A unilateral contraction of the mentalis and orbicularis oris triggered by brisk scratching of the ipsilateral palm
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Radovici,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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pal·mo·men·tal re·flex(palmō-mentăl rēfleks) [MIM*167700]
Unilateral (sometimes bilateral) contraction of mentalis and orbicularis oris muscles caused by a brisk scratch made on palm of ipsilateral hand.
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