simple reflex


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simple reflex

A reflex in which only two or possibly three neurons are interposed between receptor and effector organs.
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If a primary care physician sees a lump on the mammography a simple reflex reaction is to send the patient to a surgeon.
The simple reflex responses are the masseteric myotatic reflex (or jaw-jerk) and the silent period.