tonic reflex

tonic reflex
тонический рефлекс

English-Russian dictionary of medicine. . 2015.

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  • tonic reflex — 1. a reflex in which an appreciable period of time passes between muscle contraction and relaxation. 2. a reflex that maintains the reflex contractions that are the basis of posture …   Medical dictionary

  • Tonic vibration reflex — is a sustained contraction of a muscle subjected to vibration. This reflex is caused by vibratory activation of muscle spindles muscle receptors sensitive to stretch.Tonic vibration reflex is evoked by placing a vibrator which in this case is… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Reflex — For other uses, see Reflex (disambiguation). A reflex action, also known as a reflex, is an involuntary and nearly instantaneous movement in response to a stimulus.[1] A true reflex is a behavior which is mediated via the reflex arc; this does… …   Wikipedia

  • tonic neck reflex — a reflex in the newborn consisting of extension of the upper limb and sometimes the lower limb on the side to which the head is forcibly turned, with flexion of the contralateral limbs; cf. Magnus and de Kleijn neck r s …   Medical dictionary

  • tonic control — nerve impulses transmitted to the final common pathway through the reflex arc for the maintenance of muscle tone …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • Gastrocolic reflex — The gastrocolic reflex or gastrocolic response is one of a number of physiological reflexes controlling the motility, or peristalsis, of the gastrointestinal tract. It involves an increase in motility of the colon in response to stretch in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Cushing reflex — (also referred to as the vasopressor response, the Cushing effect, the Cushing reaction, the Cushing phenomenon, the Cushing response, or Cushing s Law) is a physiological nervous system response to increased intracranial pressure (ICP) that… …   Wikipedia

  • Vestibulo-ocular reflex — The vestibulo ocular reflex. A rotation of the head is detected, which triggers an inhibitory signal to the extraocular muscles on one side and an excitatory signal to the muscles on the other side. The result is a compensatory movement of the… …   Wikipedia

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