myotactic reflex

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Noun1.myotactic reflex - reflex contraction of a muscle when an attached tendon is pulled; important in maintaining erect posture
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Furthermore, through the vibratory stretch reflex, in which muscle spindle and Ia afferents activate a myotactic stretch reflex and produce mechanical vibration, WBV training may activate muscles and improve their performance (7).
1), stiff motor response, accentuated myotactic reflex, protusion of third eyelid, enophthalmos, erect ears, drawn back lips, tragic face, trismus, increased salivation, dysphagia, strong reaction to tactile and auditory stimulation of even mild nature, opisthotonus posture, muscle contraction, inability in prehension and swallowing and distended abdomen at various stages under treatment.
Wound next to medial canthus, muscle rigidity, difficulty in standing and lying down, out stretched tail, stiff motor response, accentuated myotactic reflex, protusion of third eyelid, erect ears, drawn back lips, tragic face, strong reaction to tactile and auditory stimulation of even mild nature were suggestive of tetanus as described for by other authors (Greene, 1984; Malik et al.