toe reflex


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toe reflex

n.
1. A reflex in which strong passive flexion of the great toe excites contraction of the flexor muscles in the leg.
2. See Babinski's reflex.
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toe reflex

A reflex in which strong flexion of the great toe flexes all the muscles below the knee.
See also: reflex
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