Definitions for babinski reflexbəˈbɪn ski

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  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

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  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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