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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: re-flekt'


  1. To bend back.
  2. To throw back, as of radiant energy from a surface.
  3. To meditate; to think over a matter.
  4. To send back a motor impulse in response to a sensory stimulus.

[L. re- flecto, pp. -flexus, to bend back]

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