FLEXION REFLEX

the term that describes an abrupt withdrawal of an arm or a leg that is in response to a painful stimulation. Compare extension reflex.

FLEXION REFLEX: "Our flexion reflex is a response to pain."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FLEXION REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flexion-reflex/ (accessed November 20, 2017).
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