stretch reflex love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A reflex contraction of a muscle in response to stretching of an attached tendon or of the muscle itself.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. reflex contraction of a muscle when an attached tendon is pulled; important in maintaining erect posture


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