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  • noun medicine Lack of neuromuscular reflexes. A symptom associated with many neurological disorders.

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  • noun absence of a reflex; a sign of possible nerve damage

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Examples

  • On urodynamic study, detrusor hyperreflexia (DH) with high-pressure voiding was present in six, detrusor areflexia (DA) in four, normal study in one and increased PVR urine in the remaining patients.

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  • For GBS, each patient demonstrated a progressive, symmetric ascending paralysis with a relative sensory sparing in more than one extremity with hypo - or areflexia

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  • [2], [3] and absence of neurological reflexes such as the knee jerk reaction (areflexia) [4] - [6].

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