Reflexes

Reflex grading
Biceps jerk
Knee jerk
Supinator jerk
Ankle jerk
Triceps jerk
Cough reflex
Sneeze reflex

 
Deep tendon reflexes

 

A reflex is an involuntary action caused by a stimulus e.g. tendon jerk. It is mediated by spinal cord in spinal nerves and parts of cranial nuclei in cranial nerves. The impulse never reaches the cortex for awareness.

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