Babinski Reflex

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Babinski Reflex

A reflex that is present in children from birth until approximately age 2. When the sole of the foot is firmly stroked, the big toe bends back toward the top of the foot and the other toes fan out.
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Babinski reflex

Babinski reflex: An important neurologic test based, believe it or not, upon what the big toe does when the sole of the foot is stimulated. If the big toe goes up, that may mean trouble. The Babinski reflex is obtained by stimulating the external portion (the outside) of the sole. The examiner begins the stimulation back at the heel and goes forwar...
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Babinski reflex

Synonym for Babinski's sign ... <clinical sign> Extension of the great toe and abduction of the other toes instead of the normal flexion reflex to plantar stimulation, considered indicative of pyramidal tract involvement ('positive' Babinski). ... Synonym: Babinski reflex, Babinski's phenomenon, great-toe reflex, paradoxical extensor reflex, ...
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Babinski Reflex

The Babinski reflex, named after the French neurologist Josef Babinski, is produced by firmly stroking the lateral border of the sole of the foot. This action causes the dorsiflexion of the big toe and the fanning of the other toes. The reflex is normal in newborns. If it exists in children or adults, it may indicate neurological damage, usually a ...
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Babinski reflex

Type: Term Pronunciation: bă-bin′skē Synonyms: Babinski sign1
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