TENDON REFLEX By N., Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 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 KNEE-JERK REFLEX TENSION TONIC REFLEX SPINAL REFLEX MONOSYNAPTIC STRETCH REFLEX INTRAFUSAL FIBER TONIC LABYRINTH REFLEX NEUROLOGICAL EVALUATION FEATURE INDICATOR EXTENSOR THRUST Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TENDON REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tendon-reflex/ (accessed April 10, 2020).