chain reflex

noun

Medical Definition of chain reflex

: a series of responses each serving as a stimulus that evokes the next response

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“Chain reflex.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chain%20reflex. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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