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  • Display
  • Babies display the rooting reflex only when they are hungry and touched by another person, not when they touch themselves. (wikipedia.org)
  • certain
  • An individual with cerebral palsy and typical intelligence can learn to suppress these reflexes, but the reflex might resurface under certain conditions (i.e., during extreme startle reaction). (wikipedia.org)
  • balance
  • If the infant lost its balance, the reflex caused the infant to embrace its mother and regain its hold on the mother's body. (wikipedia.org)
  • damage
  • Bilateral absence of the reflex may be linked to damage to the infant's central nervous system, while a unilateral absence could mean an injury due to birth trauma (e.g., a fractured clavicle or injury to the brachial plexus). (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • Atypical primitive reflexes are also being researched as potential early warning signs of autistic spectrum disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • 2001-2007 Honda NSS250 NSS250S NSS250A NSS250AS Reflex Service Repair Workshop Manual This is the COMPLETE official workshop Service and Repair Manual for Honda NSS250 NSS250S NSS250A NSS250AS Reflex Motorcycle. (tradebit.com)
  • efferent
  • Signaling in the efferent arc of the inflammatory reflex, termed the "Cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway," provides a regulatory check on the innate immune system response to invasion and injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • involves
  • Another type of reflex test is called the Babinski test, which involves gently stroking the sole of the foot to assess proper development of the spine and cerebral cortex . (encyclopedia.com)
  • spinal reflex
  • The study by Sherrington and colleagues of the spinal reflex provided an understanding of the basis of the simplest neural circuits in the central nervous system , an understanding on which subsequent advances in neuroscience relied. (encyclopedia.com)
  • the finger flexor reflex is a simple monosynaptic spinal reflex involving the flexor digitorum profundus that is normally fully inhibited by upper motor neurons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Babinski
  • When performing the Babinski reflex test, the doctor will gently stroke the outer soles of the person's feet with the mallet while checking to see whether the big toe extends out as a result. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A normal response to the Babinski reflex test depends upon the age of the person being examined. (encyclopedia.com)
  • While first described in the medical literature by Babinski in 1896, the reflex has been identified in art at least as early as Botticelli's Madonna and Child With an Angel, painted in the mid 15th Century. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Hoffmann's reflex is sometimes described as the upper limb equivalent of the Babinski sign because both indicate upper motor neuron dysfunction. (wikipedia.org)
  • physiological
  • physiological response to immersion of air-breathing vertebrates The diving reflex, also known as the diving response and mammalian diving reflex is a response to immersion that overrides the basic homeostatic reflexes, which is found in all air-breathing vertebrates. (wikipedia.org)
  • The autonomic nervous system's physiological state (see below) leading to loss of consciousness may persist for several minutes, so If sufferers try to sit or stand when they wake up, they may pass out again The person may be nauseated, pale, and sweaty for several minutes or hours Reflex syncope occurs in response to a trigger due to dysfunction of the heart rate and blood pressure regulating mechanism. (wikipedia.org)
  • One account for these physiological responses is the Bezold-Jarisch reflex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physiological and Pharmacological modulation of the human nociceptive withdrawal reflex (PDF) (PhD Thesis). (wikipedia.org)
  • stretch receptors
  • It triggers increased venous return which is registered by stretch receptors, which via Bainbridge Reflex increases the heart rate momentarily during inspiration. (wikipedia.org)
  • response
  • Touching the soft palate can lead to a similar reflex response. (wikipedia.org)
  • Reflex syncope occurs in response to a trigger due to dysfunction of the heart rate and blood pressure regulating mechanism. (wikipedia.org)
  • The experimental results prompted Sherrington to define the term 'reflex' and, with this, the implicit assumption that a reflex response is independent of consciousness. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The accommodation reflex (or accommodation-convergence reflex) is a reflex action of the eye, in response to focusing on a near object, then looking at distant object (and vice versa), comprising coordinated changes in vergence, lens shape and pupil size (accommodation). (wikipedia.org)
  • Preliminary evidence indicates that the bilateral carotid bodies detect the decreasing oxygen and rising carbon dioxide levels in blood during breath-holding, then send signals to the brain to regulate the entire cardiovascular response of the diving reflex. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many reflex hammers taper at the end of the handle to a point which was used for testing the plantar response in the past, however, due to the tightening of infection control regulation this is no longer recommended. (wikipedia.org)
  • neonates
  • This reflex is especially sensitive in neonates and children, particularly during strabismus correction surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Generally
  • Unlike closed box loudspeakers, which are nearly airtight, a bass reflex system has an opening called a port or vent cut into the cabinet, generally consisting of a pipe or duct (typically circular or rectangular cross section). (wikipedia.org)
  • Closely related to the gag reflex, in which food or other foreign substances are forced back out of the pharynx , swallowing generally pushes food through the digestive system into the stomach. (wikipedia.org)
  • refers
  • The red reflex refers to the reddish-orange reflection of light from the back of the eye, or fundus, observed when using an ophthalmoscope or retinoscope. (wikipedia.org)
  • The traditional red reflex refers to visualizing each eye individually. (wikipedia.org)
  • Neuron
  • In lower animals reflex interneurons do not necessarily reside in the spinal cord, for example as in the lateral giant neuron of crayfish. (wikipedia.org)
  • overrides
  • Reflex has a selection of custom overrides but most notable for the featured content component, where it has a left aligned, and side column-styled date and article info icons , such as print, to provide distinct visuals as compared to the standard Joomla layout. (rockettheme.com)
  • Cough
  • The bronchi and trachea are so sensitive to light touch that slight amounts of foreign matter or other causes of irritation initiate the cough reflex. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cough reflex can be tested by inhaling air with nebulized 200┬Ámol/l capsaicin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cough Reflex: http://www.healthhype.com/cough-reflex-physiology-process-ear-cough-reflexes.html Ganong WF, "Chapter 36. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • A bass reflex system (also known as a ported , vented box or reflex port ) is a type of loudspeaker enclosure that uses a port (hole) or vent cut into the cabinet and a section of tubing or pipe affixed to the port. (wikipedia.org)
  • Insect families known to have at least one species that reflex bleeds include Coccinellidae , Meloidae , Chrysomelidae , and Lampyridae . (everything2.com)
  • The righting reflex, also known as the Labyrinthine righting reflex, is a reflex that corrects the orientation of the body when it is taken out of its normal upright position. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is known as Arnold's reflex. (wikipedia.org)
  • assess
  • In medicine, reflexes are often used to assess the health of the nervous system. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is difficult to assess the effectiveness of the technique due to the low incidence of some of the pathology the red reflex is used to detect. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are two techniques used to assess the red reflex listed below. (wikipedia.org)
  • contrast
  • In contrast, triggering the reflex is sometimes done intentionally to induce vomiting, by those who suffer from bulimia nervosa . (wikipedia.org)
  • In contrast, the Bainbridge reflex responds to changes in blood volume. (wikipedia.org)
  • absence
  • Absence of a reflex (areflexia): If no reflex is elicited then it is essential to try again with reinforcement, with the patient clenching his or her teeth just as the reflex hammer strikes. (wikipedia.org)
  • muscles
  • These results suggest that the muscles that control the gag reflex remain independent of those that control normal swallowing. (wikipedia.org)
  • The reflex is impaired in the person whose abdominals and respiratory muscles are weak. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are two types: autonomic reflex arc (affecting inner organs) and somatic reflex arc (affecting muscles). (wikipedia.org)
  • commonly
  • and quality bass reflex designs are commonly found in demanding environments across the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • At one point, it was thought that a lack of the gag reflex in stroke patients was a good predictor for dysphagia (difficulty with swallowing) or laryngeal aspiration (food or drink entering the larynx ), and was therefore commonly checked for. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since this reflex is commonly not found in healthy people, its predictive value in determining the risk for swallowing disorders is severely limited. (wikipedia.org)
  • noxious
  • For example, the reflex withdrawal of the hand from a noxious object minimizes the damage inflicted on the organism by the noxious agent. (encyclopedia.com)
  • examination
  • Parents should expect reflex tests to be included in every examination given to their children by a doctor or other healthcare provider. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Lens
  • Lens info here applies to all Angenieux 17-68mm Reflex Zooms. (tradebit.com)
  • Is your Sony SAL500F80 Camera 500mm F8 Reflex Lens letting you down? (tradebit.com)
  • reflex camera Camera that allows the user to view and focus through the lens. (encyclopedia.com)
  • When the photographer presses the shutter on a single-lens reflex (SLR) camera, the mirror flips back and light reaches the film. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A twin-lens reflex (TLR) camera has two sets of lenses, one for viewfinding, the other for passing light directly onto the film. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A digital single-lens reflex camera (also called digital SLR or DSLR ) is a digital camera that combines the optics and the mechanisms of a single-lens reflex camera with a digital imaging sensor , as opposed to photographic film . (wikipedia.org)
  • In the reflex design, light travels through the lens, then to a mirror that alternates to send the image to either the viewfinder or the image sensor. (wikipedia.org)
  • A DSLR differs from non-reflex single-lens digital cameras in that the viewfinder presents a direct optical view through the lens, rather than being captured by the camera's image sensor and displayed by a digital screen. (wikipedia.org)
  • The reflex relies on the transparency of optical media (tear film, cornea, aqueous humor, crystalline lens, vitreous humor) and reflects off the fundus back through media into the aperture of the opthalmoscope. (wikipedia.org)
  • infant
  • There are several reflexes that infant s exhibit at birth. (everything2.com)
  • It is thought that in some distant evolutionary past , when before car seats and stroller s, this reflex would have helped the infant cling to its mother while being carried around. (everything2.com)