Babinski's reflex
noun see Babinski reflex

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • babinski's reflex — noun see babinski reflex * * * /beuh bin skeez/ a reflex extension of the great toe with flexion of the other toes, evoked by stroking the sole of the foot: normal in infants but otherwise denoting central nervous system damage. Also, Babinski… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Babinski's reflex — /beuh bin skeez/ a reflex extension of the great toe with flexion of the other toes, evoked by stroking the sole of the foot: normal in infants but otherwise denoting central nervous system damage. Also, Babinski reflex. Cf. plantar reflex.… …   Universalium

  • babinski's sign — noun see babinski reflex …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ba|bin|ski's reflex — «buh BIHN skeez», a reflex in which the big toe turns up, instead of curling under, when the sole of the foot is stroked. The abnormal reaction usually indicates a brain lesion. ╂[< Joseph F. F. Babinski, 1857 1932, a French neurologist born… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Babinski reflex — Ba•bin′ski re flex [[t]bəˈbɪn ski[/t]] n. med a reflex extension of the great toe with flexion of the other toes, evoked by stroking the sole of the foot: normal in infants but otherwise denoting central nervous system damage Also, Babinski s… …   From formal English to slang

  • Babinski reflex — An important neurologic test based, believe it or not, upon what the big toe does when the sole of the foot is stimulated. If the big toe goes up, that may mean trouble. The Babinski reflex is obtained by stimulating the external portion (the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Reflex hammer — A reflex hammer is a medical instrument used by physicians to test deep tendon reflexes. Testing for reflexes is an important part of the neurological physical examination in order to detect abnormalities in the central or peripheral nervous… …   Wikipedia

  • Babinski reflex — noun Etymology: J.F.F. Babinski died 1932 French neurologist Date: 1900 a reflex movement in which when the sole is tickled the big toe turns upward instead of downward and which is normal in infancy but indicates damage to the central nervous… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Babinski-Zeichen — Als Babinski Reflex oder Babinski Zeichen bezeichnet man einen pathologischen Reflex, der bei einer Schädigung der Pyramidenbahn auftritt (Pyramidenbahnzeichen). Der Reflex ist nach dem polnisch französischen Neurologen Joseph Babinski benannt,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Babinski-Reflex — Babinski Zeichen Als Babinski Reflex oder Babinski Zeichen bezeichnet man einen pathologischen Reflex, der bei einer Schädigung der Pyramidenbahn auftritt (Pyramidenbahnzeichen). Der Reflex ist nach dem polnisch französischen Neurologen Joseph… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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