DEFECATION REFLEX By N., Sam M.S. - 13 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 ELIMINATION DRIVES ADOLESCENCE (Theories) ANAL CHARACTER Terms of Service EMOTION (General) ANAL EROTISM READABILITY RESEARCH HEARING (AUDITION) ANAL PERSONALITY REACTION TIME (Response Latency) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DEFECATION REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/defecation-reflex/ (accessed August 10, 2022).