Medical Definition of Quadriceps reflex

1. A sudden contraction of the anterior muscles of the thigh, caused by a smart tap on the patellar tendon while the leg hangs loosely at a right angle with the thigh. Synonym: knee jerk, knee phenomenon, knee reflex, knee-jerk reflex, patellar tendon reflex, quadriceps reflex. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quadriceps Reflex

quadrenniums
quadri-
quadriad
quadriads
quadribasic
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quadric
quadric surface
quadricapsular
quadricellular
quadricentennial
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quadriceps
quadriceps femoris
quadriceps muscle of thigh
quadriceps reflex (current term)
quadriceps tendon
quadricepses
quadricepsplasties
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quadrics
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quadricyclane
quadricyclanes
quadricycle
quadricycles

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