reflex action

reflex action
Synonyms and related words:
action and reaction, answer, automatic reaction, automatic writing, automatism, autonomic reaction, blind impulse, bounceback, compulsiveness, conditioning, echo, echolalia, echopraxia, impulse, instinct, instinctiveness, involuntariness, predictable response, reaction, reflection, reflex, refluence, reflux, reply, respondence, response, retroaction, return, reverberation, revulsion, rise, sheer chemistry, unthinking response, unwilledness

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  • Reflex action — Reflex Re flex (r? fl?ks), a. [L. reflexus, p. p. of reflectere: cf. F. r[ e]flexe. See {Reflect}.] 1. Directed back; attended by reflection; retroactive; introspective. [1913 Webster] The reflex act of the soul, or the turning of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reflex action — index instinct Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • reflex action — noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus • Syn: ↑reflex, ↑reflex response, ↑instinctive reflex, ↑innate reflex, ↑inborn reflex, ↑unconditioned reflex, ↑physiological reaction …   Useful english dictionary

  • reflex action — noun see reflex I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reflex action — a response, often involuntary, resulting from the passage of excitation potential from a receptor to a muscle or gland, over a reflex arc …   Medical dictionary

  • reflex arc — n the complete nervous path that is involved in a reflex * * * the nervous circuit involved in a reflex, being at its simplest a sensory nerve with a receptor, linked at a synapse in the brain or spinal cord with a motor nerve, which supplies a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Reflex — Re flex (r? fl?ks), a. [L. reflexus, p. p. of reflectere: cf. F. r[ e]flexe. See {Reflect}.] 1. Directed back; attended by reflection; retroactive; introspective. [1913 Webster] The reflex act of the soul, or the turning of the intellectual eye… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reflex nerve — Reflex Re flex (r? fl?ks), a. [L. reflexus, p. p. of reflectere: cf. F. r[ e]flexe. See {Reflect}.] 1. Directed back; attended by reflection; retroactive; introspective. [1913 Webster] The reflex act of the soul, or the turning of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reflex — [rē′fleks΄; ] for v., also [ ri fleks′] n. [< L reflexus, reflected, pp. of reflectere: see REFLECT] 1. a) reflection, as of light b) light or color resulting from reflection 2. a reflected image, likeness, or reproduction 3 …   English World dictionary

  • Reflex — Re flex (r? fl?ks; formerly r?*fl?ks ), n. [L. reflexus a bending back. See {Reflect}.] 1. Reflection; the light reflected from an illuminated surface to one in shade. [1913 Webster] Yon gray is not the morning s eye, Tis but the pale reflex of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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