STRETCH REFLEX By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 is a muscular contraction in response to some muscular stretch in the same muscle. Read also about extensor's thrust. STRETCH REFLEX: "Stretch reflex muscle works against the gravitational pull." Related Psychology Terms FLEXOR MUSCLE MICTURITION REFLEX STRETCH RECEPTOR MONOSYNAPTIC STRETCH REFLEX SCAPULAR REFLEX ISOTONIC CONTRACTION INTRAFUSAL FIBER BULBOCAVERNOUS REFLEX EXTRAFUSAL FIBER ISOMETRIC CONTRACTION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "STRETCH REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/stretch-reflex/ (accessed October 17, 2021).