Skip to Content

Mendel instep reflex

Pronunciation: men'del

Definition: the foot being firmly supported on its inner side, a sharp tap on the dorsal tendons causes extension of the second to the fifth toes.

Synonym(s): back of foot reflex, dorsum of foot reflex

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.