postural reflex

(redirected from static reflexes)

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