acoustic reflex

acoustic reflex
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  • acoustic reflex test — (for hearing) measurement of the acoustic reflex threshold by testing for contraction of the stapedial muscle in response to sound; used to differentiate between conductive and sensorineural deafness and to diagnose acoustic neuroma …   Medical dictionary

  • acoustic reflex — contraction of the stapedius muscle in response to intense sound. Called also cochleostapedial r. and stapedial r …   Medical dictionary

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  • Mammalian diving reflex — The mammalian diving reflex is a reflex in mammals which optimizes respiration to allow staying underwater for extended periods of time. It is exhibited strongly in aquatic mammals (seals,[1] otters, dolphins, etc.), but exists in a weaker… …   Wikipedia

  • Withdrawal reflex — The withdrawal reflex (nociceptive or flexor withdrawal reflex) is a spinal reflex intended to protect the body from damaging stimuli.[1] It is polysynaptic, causing stimulation of sensory, association, and motor neurons.[1] Contents 1 Example …   Wikipedia

  • Moro reflex — The Moro reflex in a four day old infant: 1) the reflex is initiated by pulling the infant up from the floor and then releasing him; 2) he spreads his arms; 3) he pulls his arms in; 4) he cries (10 seconds) The Moro reflex, which is distinct from …   Wikipedia

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