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Radial Reflex

Correct spelling for radial reflex

Medical definition of radial reflex:

On tapping the lower end of the radius flexion of the forearm occurs, and sometimes, on strong percussion, flexion of the fingers; see inverted radial r.

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A method of diagnosis of pregnancy: with the tip of the forefinger in the vagina, a sharp tap is made against the lower segment of the uterus; the embryo, if present, is tossed upward, and if the finger is retained in place will presently be felt to strike against the wall of the uterus as it falls back. ...

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