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Babinski reflex


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(ba-bin-ski)

an upward movement of the big toe that is an abnormal plantar reflex indicating damage to the pyramidal system in the brain or spinal cord in those over the age of 18 months. [J. F. F. Babinski (1857–1932), French neurologist]

Subjects: Psychology — Medicine and Health.


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