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
An abnormal plantar reflex in which the hallux moves upwards, indicative of motor neuron damage.
Origin: After (1857–1932), French neurologist.
The numerical value of babinski reflex in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of babinski reflex in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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