- Achilles jerk
- s.sacudida de Aquiles, reflejo aquíleo, sacudida aquílea.
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Achilles jerk — ankle jerk triceps surae reflex … Medical dictionary
jerk — 1. A sudden pull. 2. SYN: deep reflex. ankle j. SYN: Achilles reflex. chin j. SYN: jaw reflex. crossed j. SYN: crossed reflex. crossed adductor j. SYN: crossed adductor reflex. crossed knee j. SYN: crossed knee reflex. elb … Medical dictionary
Achilles bursa jerk (reflex) tendon — Achil·les bur·sa, jerk (reflex), tendon (ə kilґēz) [Gr. Achilleus Greek hero, whose mother held him by the heel to dip him in the Styx] see bursa tendinis calcanei, triceps surae jerk, under jerk, and tendo calcaneus … Medical dictionary
Achilles reflex. — See ankle jerk. Also, Achilles reflex. * * * … Universalium
Achilles reflex — Achil·les reflex ə kil ēz n ANKLE JERK * * * Achilles tendon reflex triceps surae r … Medical dictionary
Achilles reflex. — See ankle jerk. Also, Achilles reflex … Useful english dictionary
Ankle jerk reflex — The ankle jerk reflex, also known as the Achilles reflex, occurs when the Achilles tendon is tapped while the foot is dorsi flexed. A positive result would be the jerking of the foot towards its plantar surface. The Achilles reflex checks if the… … Wikipedia
Knee jerk — The reflex tested by tapping just below the knee causing the lower leg to suddenly jerk forward. What is tapped to elicit this reaction is the patellar tendon, the tendon that runs down from the quadriceps muscle in the front of the thigh, over… … Medical dictionary
ankle jerk — n a reflex downward movement of the foot produced by a spasmodic contraction of the muscles of the calf in response to sudden extension of the leg or the striking of the Achilles tendon above the heel called also Achilles reflex … Medical dictionary
ankle jerk — noun : a reflex downward movement of the foot due to a spasmodic contraction of the muscles of the calf caused by sudden extension of the leg or by striking the Achilles tendon above the heel * * * a reflex extension of the foot, caused by… … Useful english dictionary
ankle jerk — a reflex extension of the foot, caused by contraction of the muscles of the calf, resulting from a sharp tap on the Achilles tendon; Achilles reflex. [1885 90] * * * … Universalium