postural reflex


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pos·tur·al re·flex

responses that control the position of the trunk and extremities.
See also: righting reflexes.
Synonym(s): static reflexes (1)

postural reflex

Etymology: L, ponere, to place, reflectere, to turn back
any of several reflexes associated with maintaining normal body posture.

postural reflex

Any reflex concerned with maintaining posture.
See also: reflex