Medical Definition of Grasp reflex

1. An involuntary flexion of the fingers to tactile or tendon stimulation on the palm of the hand, producing an uncontrollable grasp; usually associated with frontal lobe lesions. Compare: darwinian reflex. Synonym: forced grasping reflex, grasp reflex. (05 Mar 2000)



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