TENDON REFLEX By N., Sam M.S. - 2 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." Related Psychology Terms EPILEPSY (Symptoms and Types) KINESTHETIC SENSE (Movement Sense) KNEE-JERK REFLEX FEATURE INDICATOR BARBITURATE INTOXICATION ORGANIC SENSES SHERRINGTON, CHARLES SCOTT(1857-1952) SPINAL REFLEX TENSION TONIC REFLEX Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TENDON REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tendon-reflex/ (accessed June 27, 2022).