snout reflex


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snout re·flex

pouting or pursing of the lips induced by light tapping of the closed lips in the midline; considered a sign of frontal lobe dysfunction.
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snout reflex

(snout)
n.
Pouting or pursing of the lips caused by light tapping of the closed lips near the midline, seen in defective pyramidal innervation of facial musculature.
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snout re·flex

(snowt rē'fleks)
A primitive reflex with pouting or pursing of the lips induced by light tapping of closed lips near the midline; seen in defective pyramidal innervation of facial musculature.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

snout re·flex

(snowt rē'fleks)
Pouting or pursing of lips induced by light tapping of closed lips in midline.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Snout reflex was present, yet grasp and palmomental reflexes were negative.
G has a snout reflex, bilateral hand and foot grasping, and bilateral palmomental reflexes but no mydriasis or nasal septum perforation.
Primitive reflexes (snout reflex, palmomental reflex) were present.
Electromyographic studies of the palmomental and the snout reflexes suggest that they are part of a general nociceptive skin reflex [2, 3].
[24] found that AD patients who had grasp or snout reflexes had significantly lower counts of large pyramidal cells in layers III-V of the frontal cortex.