Medical Dictionary

reflect

vt re·flect \ri-ˈflekt\

Medical Definition of REFLECT

1
:  to bend or fold back :  impart a backward curve, bend, or fold to
2
:  to push or lay aside (as tissue or an organ) during surgery in order to gain access to the part to be operated on <the pleura were reflected and later closed over the stump>
intransitive verb
:  to throw back light or sound :  return rays, beams, or waves
April 24, 2015
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