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MORO REFLEX

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Moro reflex mean? 

MORO REFLEX (noun)
  The noun MORO REFLEX has 1 sense:

1. a normal reflex of young infants; a sudden loud noise causes the child to stretch out the arms and flex the legs

  Familiarity information: MORO REFLEX used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MORO REFLEX (noun)


Sense 1Moro reflex [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A normal reflex of young infants; a sudden loud noise causes the child to stretch out the arms and flex the legs

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

Moro reflex; startle reflex

Hypernyms ("Moro reflex" is a kind of...):

jump; start; startle (a sudden involuntary movement)


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