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reflection

noun re·flec·tion

Medical Definition of reflection

  1. 1:  an instance of reflecting; especially :  the return of light or sound waves from a surface

  2. 2:  the production of an image by or as if by a mirror

  3. 3a:  the action of bending or folding backb:  a reflected part or a fold <the mesentery is a reflection of the peritoneum>

  4. 4:  something produced by reflecting; especially :  an image given back by a reflecting surface



Variants of reflection

also British re·flex·ion \ri-ˈflek-shən\play


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