tendon reflex

noun

Medical Definition of tendon reflex

: a reflex act (as a knee jerk) in which a muscle is made to contract by a blow upon its tendon

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“Tendon reflex.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tendon%20reflex. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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