gag reflex definition

  • noun:
    • A reflex contraction of this back associated with neck, evoked by pressing the smooth palate.
    • A reflex contraction regarding the back of the throat, evoked by pressing the soft palate.
    • A reflex contraction of the back of neck, evoked by touching the soft palate.
    • normal reflex composed of retching; can be from pressing the soft palate in the back of the lips
    • normal response comprising retching; might be produced by holding the soft palate at the back of the lips
    • regular response composed of retching; may be from holding the soft palate at the back of the mouth
    • A reflex contraction associated with the back of neck, evoked by pressing the smooth palate.
    • normal response comprising retching; can be created by pressing the smooth palate in the back of the mouth

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