reflex arc

noun

: the complete nervous path involved in a reflex

Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reflex arc was in 1882

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“Reflex arc.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reflex%20arc. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

reflex arc

noun
: the complete nervous path involved in a reflex

Medical Definition

reflex arc

noun
: the complete nervous path that is involved in a reflex

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