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Descriptor English: Reflex
Descriptor Spanish: Reflejo
Descriptor Portuguese: Reflexo
Descriptor French: Réflexe
Tree number(s): E01.370.376.550.650
E01.370.600.550.650
F02.830.702
G11.561.731
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012018
Scope note: An involuntary movement or exercise of function in a part, excited in response to a stimulus applied to the periphery and transmitted to the brain or spinal cord.
Annotation: areflexia, hyporeflexia, hyperreflexia, loss of reflex: index under REFLEX, ABNORMAL
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: REFLEX, BABINSKI was BABINSKI REFLEX see under REFLEX, ABNORMAL 1968-89
DeCS ID: 12439
Unique ID: D012018
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/22
Reflex - Preferred
Concept UI M0018684
Scope note An involuntary movement or exercise of function in a part, excited in response to a stimulus applied to the periphery and transmitted to the brain or spinal cord.
Preferred term Reflex



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