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Descriptor in English: Reflex
Descriptor in Spanish: Reflejo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Reflexo
Descriptor in French: Réflexe
Tree number(s): E01.370.376.550.650
E01.370.600.550.650
F02.830.702
G11.561.731
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 UI: 12439
Descriptor UI: D012018
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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