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bechterew-mendel reflex

bechterew-mendel reflex in Medicine

Bechterew-Mendel reflex Bech·te·rew-Mendel reflex (běk'tə-rěf-, -rěv-)
The flexion of the toes caused by percussion of the upper surface of the foot, indicative of lesions of the pyramidal tract. Also called Mendel-Bechterew reflex.

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