Cite
 

Synonyms of stretch reflex

Noun


1. stretch reflex, myotactic reflex, reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction

usage: reflex contraction of a muscle when an attached tendon is pulled; important in maintaining erect posture

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.