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What type of reflex is the knee jerk?

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monosynpatic relex.
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A sudden involuntary forward movement of the lower leg that can be produced by a firm tap to the tendon located just below the kneecap. The term is loosely applied to any response
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knee-jerk reflex: a reflex extension of the leg resulting from a sharp tap on the patellar tendon
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The knee jerk reflex is a patellar reflex. It is the type of reflex the doctor test at a check up to be sure you are healthy. It is performed with a small rubber ...
The knee jerk reflex is a deep tendon and myotactic reflex. This is often demonstrated by using a rubber hammer and gently tapping an area right below the knee ...
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