TENDON REFLEX

the reflex contracting of a muscle induced by stretching a tendon. These reflexes are managed by tendon stretch detectors, referred to as Golgi tendon organs.

TENDON REFLEX: "The tendon reflex is also commonly referred to as the deep reflex."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TENDON REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tendon-reflex/ (accessed October 26, 2020).
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