DEFECATION REFLEX By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The reflex that occurs in the rectum that is a response to pressure of faecal material. Also called rectal reflex. See anal stage- toilet training. DEFECATION REFLEX: "The defecation reflex is when we move our bowels and got the toilet." Related Psychology Terms DELAYED REFLEX SPHINCTER MORALITY BABKIN REFLEX ANAL PERSONALITY BLINK RESPONSE ANAL SADISM STANCE REFLEX KNEE-JERK REFLEX REFLEX LATENCY PROTECTIVE REFLEX Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DEFECATION REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/defecation-reflex/ (accessed February 26, 2021).