Babinski(bə-bĭn′skē)Joseph François Felix 1857-1932
- French neurologist who described the diagnostic relevance of Babinski's reflex.
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At his side is Mr. Babinski, chief of the clinic, supporting a person afflicted with hysteria.
Irritation of the soles caused quite a typical Babinski phenomenon.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:
Louis Marshall Warfield
No foot clonus, no Babinski; abdominal reflexes present, cremasteric not elicited; catalepsy not always present.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry
There is no contraction of the visual fields; reflectivity is normal; Babinski's sign is absent.
According to Babinski, hysteria is a mental state which renders its subject capable of auto-suggestion.