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synonyms for patellar reflex

  • automatic response
  • involuntary impulse
  • knee jerk reaction
  • quadriceps reflex
  • reflex
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How to use patellar reflex in a sentence

Even if I were to be shot, the reflex action of my fingers would pull the trigger of this revolver and McGinty will die.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The reflex excitability is lowered and the sensibility diminished.
A STATISTICAL INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND TREATMENT OF EPILEPSYALEXANDER HUGHES BENNETT
It came, I think, out of just such an automatic reflex as causes an "opening" in conversation to call forth its own obvious reply.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
The reflex action on his sensitive mind first stunned, and then warped his senses.
ETIDORHPA OR THE END OF EARTH.JOHN URI LLOYD
Such a physiological relation of things is termed reflex action.
VOICE PRODUCTION IN SINGING AND SPEAKINGWESLEY MILLS
Now the deceased still retains the reflex use of her weapon for a few minutes, as I learnt to my cost.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
It is difficult to judge of any course of conduct entirely on its own merits, when it has a reflex action on ourselves.
THE ARBITERLADY F. E. E. BELL
James used to be fond of showing how much even of our higher psychic activity was reflex in its nature.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
It is delightful to hear him talk of his friends—he admires them so genuinely—one sees so clearly that there is no reflex egotism.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
Contractions of the voluntary muscles occur either as reflex or as voluntary actions.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PATELLAR REFLEX

  • automatic response
  • involuntary impulse
  • knee jerk reaction
  • patellar reflex
  • quadriceps reflex
  • reflex
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.