abdominal reflexes pl.n.
Contractions of the muscles of the abdominal wall upon stimulation of the skin or upon the tapping of neighboring bony structures.
The superficial reflexes disappear early on both sides; the abdominal reflexes being lost sooner than the knee-jerks.
No foot clonus, no Babinski; abdominal reflexes present, cremasteric not elicited; catalepsy not always present.
The abdominal reflexes, both upper and lower, were sluggish.