plantar reflex


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Related to plantar reflex: pupillary reflex, Babinski reflex, cremasteric reflex, Achilles reflex
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Noun1.plantar reflex - flexion of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front in persons over the age of 2 years; under 2 years the results should be extension of the toes (Babinski reflex)
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She had full strength, brisk reflexes in all extremities, downgoing toes on plantar reflex testing, normal cerebellar test results, a steady gait, and normal sensation in her back, supraclavicular area, and elsewhere.
On the Cutaneous Plantar Reflex in Certain Organic Diseases