monosynaptic stretch reflex

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A reflex action of striated muscle produced by stretching the muscle and its muscle spindle organ, which are connected, via a single synapse, to an alpha motor neurone which terminates in the same muscle. See also stretch reflex.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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