Babinski effect

Babinski reflex

/ (bəˈbɪnskɪ) /

noun

physiol the reflex curling upwards of the toes (instead of inwards) when the sole of the foot is stroked, normal in infants below the age of two but a pathological condition in adults

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Word Origin for Babinski effect

after Joseph Babinski (1857–1932), French neuropathologist
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