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Acquired Reflex

Definition of the noun acquired reflex

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noun

  1. an acquired response that is under the control of (conditional on the occurrence of) a stimulus

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Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Also called acquired reflex, behavioural reflex, conditioned reflex, trained reflex. Compare unconditioned response. See also classical conditioning, operant conditioning. conditioned stimulus, any stimulus to which a reflex response has been ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

acquired reflex. See conditioned reflex. acquired sterility [L, acquirere, to obtain, sterilis, barren], the failure to conceive after once bearing a child. Also called one-child sterility, secondary infertility. acquired trait [ L, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

acquired reflex. See conditioned reflex. acquired sterility [L, acquirere, to obtain, sterilis, barren], the failure to conceive after once bearing a child. Also called one-child sterility, secondary infertility. acquired trait [ L, ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

SYN: acquired reflex. conjunctival r. Closure of eyelids when the conjunctiva is touched or threatened. consensual r. Crossed r. consensual light r. The reaction of both pupils that occurs when one eye is exposed to a greater intensity of light ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

acquired reflex see conditioned reflex. acquired trait see acquired character. acquisition the act or fact of acquiring something; specific uses include: Behavior. 1. something that is gained by an individual, ...

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