EPIGASTRIC REFLEX

The spinal reflex that draws in the upper central region of the gastrointestinal wall elicited by a quick stroke with a pin from the nipple downward.

EPIGASTRIC REFLEX: "Epigastric reflex is the spinal reflex that draws in the upper central region of the gastrointestinal wall elicited by a quick stroke with a pin from the nipple downward."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EPIGASTRIC REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/epigastric-reflex/ (accessed November 25, 2020).
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