PENDULAR KNEE JERK

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an irregular knee-jerk reflex seen in clients with a lesion of the cerebellum, wherein the leg keeps moving frequently following the original reflex.

PENDULAR KNEE JERK: "I was concerned however when the patient exhibited pendular knee-jerks."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PENDULAR KNEE JERK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pendular-knee-jerk/ (accessed December 5, 2022).

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