abdominal reflex

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /æbˈdɒm.ə.nl̩ ˈɹiː.flɜks/, /əbˈdɒm.ə.nl̩ ˈɹiː.flɜks/
  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈdɑm.ə.nl̩ ˈɹi.flɜks/, /əbˈdɑm.ə.nl̩ ˈɹi.flɜks/

Noun[edit]

abdominal reflex (plural abdominal reflexes)

  1. (medicine) An involuntary contraction of the abdominal wall with stimulus of the covering epidermis.

References[edit]

  • 1993 [1940], Thomas, Clayton L. editor, Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 5th, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, page 1: