Definition of Hyporeflexia

1. Noun. (medicine) The absence of normal reflexes. ¹



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Medical Definition of Hyporeflexia

1. Decreased reflex response. Reflexes are measured as part of the normal physical examination. Reflexes tested include patellar tendon (knee), Achilles tendon, biceps tendon and triceps tendon. Decreased reflexes can be seen in conditions of peripheral neuropathy, Guillain-Barre and muscular dystrophy and myasthenia gravis. (11 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyporeflexia

hypoproliferative anaemia
hypoproteinaemia
hypoproteinemia
hypoproteinosis
hypoptila
hypoptilum
hypoptyalism
hypopyon
hypopyon ulcer
hypopyons
hyporachis
hyporadius
hyporchema
hyporeactive
hyporeflexia (current term)
hyporeninaemia
hyporeninaemic
hyporeninaemic hypoaldosteronism
hyporesponsive
hyporesponsiveness
hyporhachides
hyporhachis
hyporheic
hyporiboflavinosis
hypos
hyposalaemia
hyposalivation
hyposarca

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