plantar reflex

noun

Medical Definition of plantar reflex

: a reflex movement of flexing the foot and toes that after the first year is the normal response to tickling of the sole — compare babinski reflex

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“Plantar reflex.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/plantar%20reflex. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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