reflex arc

noun

Definition of reflex arc

: the complete nervous path involved in a reflex

First Known Use of reflex arc

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Reflex arc.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reflex%20arc. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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reflex arc

noun

Medical Definition of reflex arc

: the complete nervous path that is involved in a reflex

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