oculocardiac

  • 1 oculocardiac — Relating to the eyes and heart …

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  • 2 Oculocardiac reflex — The oculocardiac reflex, also known as Aschner phenomenon, Aschner reflex, or Aschner Dagnini reflex, is a decrease in pulse rate associated with traction applied to extraocular muscles and/or compression of the eyeball. The reflex is mediated by …

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  • 3 oculocardiac reflex — a slowing of the rhythm of the heart following compression of the eyes. A slowing of from 5 to 13 beats per minute is normal; one of from 13 to 50 or more is exaggerated; one of from 1 to 5 is diminished. If ocular compression produces… …

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  • 4 Aschner reflex — oculocardiac r …

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  • 5 OCR — oculocardiac reflex; oculocerebrorenal [syndrome]; optical character reader; optical character recognition …

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  • 6 Aschner phenomenon — oculocardiac reflex …

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  • 7 OCR — • oculocardiac reflex; • oculocerebrorenal [syndrome]; • optical character reader; • optical character recognition …

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  • 8 Reflex — A reaction that is involuntary. The corneal reflex is the blink that occurs with irritation of the eye. The nasal reflex is a sneeze. * * * 1. An involuntary reaction in response to a stimulus applied to the periphery and transmitted to the… …

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  • 9 Глазосердечный рефлекс — (синонимы: окулокардиальный рефлекс, рефлекс Ашнера, феномен Ашнера, рефлекс Ашнера Даньини) уменьшение пульса на 4 8 сердечных сокращений в минуту при надавливании на глазные яблоки. Рефлекс обусловлен связями тройничного и блуждающего нервов… …

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  • 10 Reflex — For other uses, see Reflex (disambiguation). A reflex action, also known as a reflex, is an involuntary and nearly instantaneous movement in response to a stimulus.[1] A true reflex is a behavior which is mediated via the reflex arc; this does… …

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  • 11 Mammalian diving reflex — The mammalian diving reflex is a reflex in mammals which optimizes respiration to allow staying underwater for extended periods of time. It is exhibited strongly in aquatic mammals (seals,[1] otters, dolphins, etc.), but exists in a weaker… …

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  • 12 Vestibulo-ocular reflex — The vestibulo ocular reflex. A rotation of the head is detected, which triggers an inhibitory signal to the extraocular muscles on one side and an excitatory signal to the muscles on the other side. The result is a compensatory movement of the… …

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  • 13 Withdrawal reflex — The withdrawal reflex (nociceptive or flexor withdrawal reflex) is a spinal reflex intended to protect the body from damaging stimuli.[1] It is polysynaptic, causing stimulation of sensory, association, and motor neurons.[1] Contents 1 Example …

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  • 14 Crossed extensor reflex — The crossed extensor reflex is a withdrawal reflex. When the reflex occurs the flexors in the withdrawing limb contract and the extensors relax, while in the other limb, the opposite occurs. [1] An example of this is when a person steps on a nail …

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  • 15 Cushing reflex — (also referred to as the vasopressor response, the Cushing effect, the Cushing reaction, the Cushing phenomenon, the Cushing response, or Cushing s Law) is a physiological nervous system response to increased intracranial pressure (ICP) that… …

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  • 16 Moro reflex — The Moro reflex in a four day old infant: 1) the reflex is initiated by pulling the infant up from the floor and then releasing him; 2) he spreads his arms; 3) he pulls his arms in; 4) he cries (10 seconds) The Moro reflex, which is distinct from …

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  • 17 Jaw jerk reflex — The jaw jerk reflex or the masseter reflex is a stretch reflex used to test the status of a patient s trigeminal nerve (CN V).[1] The mandible or lower jaw is tapped at a downward angle just below the lips at the chin while the mouth is held… …

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  • 18 Tendon reflex — (or T reflex) may refer to: A stretch reflex, when the stretch is created by a blow upon a muscle tendon. This is the usual definition of the term.[1][2] Deep tendon reflex also usually refers to this sense.[3] The Golgi tendon reflex, motivated… …

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  • 19 Corneal reflex — The corneal reflex, also known as the blink reflex, is an involuntary blinking of the eyelids elicited by stimulation of the cornea (such as by touching or by a foreign body), or bright light, though could result from any peripheral stimulus.… …

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  • 20 Stretch reflex — The stretch reflex (myotatic reflex) is a muscle contraction in response to stretching within the muscle. It is a monosynaptic reflex which provides automatic regulation of skeletal muscle length. When a muscle lengthens, the muscle spindle is… …

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