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Medical Term:

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

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