TITLE

Lust's reflex

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1274
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term lust's reflex is presented. The term refers to the dorsal flexion and abduction of the foot resulting from percussion of the external branch of the sciatic nerve. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21234586

 

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