Medical Dictionary


noun re·flec·tion

Medical Definition of REFLECTION

:  an instance of reflecting; especially :  the return of light or sound waves from a surface
:  the production of an image by or as if by a mirror
a :  the action of bending or folding back b :  a reflected part or a fold <the mesentery is a reflection of the peritoneum>
:  something produced by reflecting; especially :  an image given back by a reflecting surface

Variants of REFLECTION

re·flec·tion also British re·flex·ion \ri-ˈflek-shən\
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