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Achilles reflex

noun
Also, Achilles' reflex.
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Achilles reflex n.
A reflex bending of the foot resulting from contraction of the calf muscles when the Achilles tendon is sharply struck. Also called Achilles jerk, Achilles tendon reflex, ankle reflex, triceps surae reflex.

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