patellar reflex definition

  • noun:
    • The reflex which in turn causes a bent knee to kick once the tendon below the patella (kneecap) is tapped.
    • See Knee jerk, under Knee.
    • a reflex extension of the leg caused by a-sharp faucet regarding patellar tendon

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