babinski definition

  • noun:
    • extension up of toes when the sole for the foot is stroked solidly on exterior side through the heel towards front; normal in babies underneath the age of two years but an indication of brain or spinal cord injury in older individuals
    • extension up of toes as soon as the sole of foot is stroked securely in the external side from heel on front; regular in babies beneath the chronilogical age of couple of years but a sign of mind or spinal-cord damage in older people

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