static reaction

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static reaction

One of the postural reflex responses important to standing and walking. Included are local static reactions acting on individual limbs, segmental static reactions linking the extremities together, and general static reactions to the position of the head in space.


1. stable with opposing forces in balance.
2. minor electric disturbance.

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static reaction
reflexes which maintain a steady posture; they may be local, segmental or general.