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Reflex, Abdominal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Reflex, Abdominal
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.376.550.650.650
E01.370.600.550.650.650
G11.561.731.580
Unique ID
D012020
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012020
Annotation
reflex contraction of abdom wall: read MeSH definition; not for reflex responses of organs within abdom cavity
Scope Note
Contractions of the abdominal muscles upon stimulation of the skin (superficial abdominal reflex) or tapping neighboring bony structures (deep abdominal reflex). The superficial reflex may be weak or absent, for example, after a stroke, a sign of upper (suprasegmental) motor neuron lesions. (Stedman, 25th ed & Best & Taylor's Physiological Basis of Medical Practice, 12th ed, p1073)
Previous Indexing
Abdominal Wall (1966-1969)
Reflex (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under REFLEX 1970-90
History Note
91(70); was see under REFLEX 1970-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/22
Reflex, Abdominal Preferred
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