Definitions for babinski reflexbəˈbɪn ski

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ba•bin′ski re`flexbəˈbɪn ski(n.)

  1. a reflex extension of the great toe with flexion of the other toes, evoked by stroking the sole of the foot: normal in infants but otherwise denoting central nervous system damage.

    Category: Medicine

Origin of Babinski reflex:

after J.F.F. Babinski (d. 1932), French neurologist

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Babinski, Babinski reflex, Babinski sign(noun)

    extension upward of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front; normal in infants under the age of two years but a sign of brain or spinal cord injury in older persons

Wiktionary

  1. Babinski reflex(Noun)

    An abnormal plantar reflex in which the hallux moves upwards, indicative of motor neuron damage.

  2. Origin: After (1857–1932), French neurologist.

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