- labyrinthine reflexes
- vestibular r's.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Tonic labyrinthine reflex — The tonic labyrinthine reflex (TLR) is a primitive reflex found in newborn humans. With this reflex, tilting the head back while lying on the back causes the back to stiffen and even arch backwards, causes the legs to straighten, stiffen, and… … Wikipedia
Reflex — A reaction that is involuntary. The corneal reflex is the blink that occurs with irritation of the eye. The nasal reflex is a sneeze. * * * 1. An involuntary reaction in response to a stimulus applied to the periphery and transmitted to the… … Medical dictionary
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Asymmetrical tonic neck reflex — The asymmetrical tonic neck reflex (ATNR) is a primitive reflex found in newborn humans, but normally vanishes by the child s first birthday. It is also known as the fencing reflex because of the characteristic position of the infant s arms and… … Wikipedia
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