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ankle jerk


ankle jerk

noun

Definition of ANKLE JERK

:  a reflex downward movement of the foot produced by a spasmodic contraction of the muscles of the calf in response to sudden extension of the leg or the striking of the Achilles' tendon above the heel—called also Achilles reflex
March 02, 2015
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