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English → English (gcide) Definition: Reflex action Reflex \Re"flex\ (r?"fl?ks), a. [L. reflexus, p. p. of reflectere: cf. F. r['e]flexe. See Reflect.] 1. Directed back; attended by reflection; retroactive; introspective. [1913 Webster] The reflex act of the soul, or the turning of the intellectual eye inward upon its own actions. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. Produced in reaction, in resistance, or in return. [1913 Webster] 3. (Physiol.) Of, pertaining to, or produced by, stimulus or excitation without the necessary intervention of consciousness. [1913 Webster] Reflex action (Physiol.), any action performed involuntarily in consequence of an impulse or impression transmitted along afferent nerves to a nerve center, from which it is reflected to an efferent nerve, and so calls into action certain muscles, organs, or cells. Reflex nerve (Physiol.), an excito-motory nerve. See Exito-motory. [1913 Webster]

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