reflexive squeeze grasp

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re·flex·ive squeeze grasp

(rĕ-fleks'iv skwēz grasp)
A pattern seen in the infant up to the 4th month that includes all fingers flexing when an object is placed in the palmar surface of the hand.
See also: grasp pattern
Synonym(s): grasp reflex.
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