quadripedal extensor reflex

[kwŏd′rə-pĕdl, -pēdl]


Extension of the arm on the affected side in hemiplegia when the patient is positioned to be on all fours.Brain's reflex

Nearby words

  1. quatercentennial,
  2. quaternary,
  3. quaternary ammonium compound,
  4. quaternary structure,
  5. quaternate,
  6. quaternity,
  7. quathlamba,
  8. quatorze,
  9. quatrain,
  10. quatre

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