pharyngeal reflex

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Noun1.pharyngeal reflex - normal reflex consisting of retching; may be produced by touching the soft palate in the back of the mouth
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The vomiting reflex is very well characterized, but the experience of nausea is something that little is known about.
3] receptors located on peripheral vagal nerve terminals and centrally in the chemoreceptor trigger zone, resulting in the initiation of the vomiting reflex.