defecation reflex

rectal r.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • inborn reflex — noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus • Syn: ↑reflex, ↑reflex response, ↑reflex action, ↑instinctive reflex, ↑innate reflex, ↑unconditioned reflex, ↑physiological reaction …   Useful english dictionary

  • innate reflex — noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus • Syn: ↑reflex, ↑reflex response, ↑reflex action, ↑instinctive reflex, ↑inborn reflex, ↑unconditioned reflex, ↑physiological reaction …   Useful english dictionary

  • instinctive reflex — noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus • Syn: ↑reflex, ↑reflex response, ↑reflex action, ↑innate reflex, ↑inborn reflex, ↑unconditioned reflex, ↑physiological reaction …   Useful english dictionary

  • unconditioned reflex — noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus • Syn: ↑reflex, ↑reflex response, ↑reflex action, ↑instinctive reflex, ↑innate reflex, ↑inborn reflex, ↑physiological reaction …   Useful english dictionary

  • rectal reflex — noun normal response to the presence of feces in the rectum • Syn: ↑defecation reflex • Hypernyms: ↑reflex, ↑reflex response, ↑reflex action, ↑instinctive reflex, ↑innate reflex, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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