rossolimo's reflex

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Rossolimo's reflex Ros·so·li·mo's reflex (rŏs'ə-lē'mōz)

  1. Flexion of the toes in response to flicking the tips of the underside of the toes, indicative of lesions of the pyramidal tracts.

  2. Flexion of the fingers in response to tapping the tips of the fingers on their volar surfaces. Also called Rossolimo's sign.

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