TITLE

Kocher's reflex

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1182
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "Kocher's reflex" is presented. It refers to a contraction of abdominal muscles following moderate compression of the testicle. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21233506

 

Related Articles

  • Bechterew's reflex, Bekhterev's reflex.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p234 

    A definition of the medical term "Bechterew's reflex" is presented. Named after neurologist Vladimir Mikhailovich von Bechterew, Bechterew's reflex refers to the contraction of the facial muscles due to irritation of the nasal mucosa. It also refers to the dilatation of the pupil on exposure to...

  • dartos muscle reflex.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p534 

    A definition of the medical term "dartos muscle reflex" is presented, which means a wormlike contraction of the dartos muscle following sudden cold application to the perineum.

  • flexura.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p808 

    A definition of the medical term "flexura" is presented, which means a flexure.

  • flexure.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p808 

    A definition of the medical term "flexure" is presented, which means a bend.

  • Hering, Heinrich Ewald.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p983 

    A definitions of the medical term, which is derived from the name of German physiologist Heinrich Ewald Hering, is presented. Hering's nerves refers to the afferent nerve fibers leading from the carotid sinus by way of the glossopharyngeal nerve to the brain. Hering’s reflex, on the other...

  • Hoffmann's reflex, Hoffmann's sign.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1004 

    A definition of the medical terms "Hoffmann's reflex" and "Hoffmann's sign" is presented. They refer to an abnormal reflex found in patients with damaged pyramidal tracts of the brain. Flexion of the distal interphalangeal joint of the middle finger makes the thumb of the same hand flex and adduct.

  • H reflex.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1013 

    A definition of the medical term "H-reflex" is presented. H-reflex refers to the time required for a stimulus applied to a sensory nerve to travel to the spinal cord and return down the motor nerve in electrodiagnostic studies of spinal reflexes. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic...

  • hyporeflexia.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1054 

    A definition of the medical term hyporeflexia is presented. Hyporeflexia refers to a diminished function of reflexes. The term is derived from the Greek word "hypo", which means under, beneath, below and from the Latin word "reflexus", which means bent back. The definition is from the "Taber's...

  • Joffroy's reflex.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1157 

    A definition of the medical term Joffroy's reflex is presented. The term refers to the twitching of the gluteal muscles when pressure is applied to the buttocks. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics