DEFENSE REFLEX

The sudden response from painful or unexpected stimuli. Also called defence response.

DEFENSE REFLEX: "The defence reflex causes different reactions one of which is fight or flight."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DEFENSE REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/defense-reflex/ (accessed December 12, 2019).
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