Definition of Inborn reflex

1. Noun. An automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus.




Medical Definition of Inborn reflex

1. A reflex such as breathing that is innate. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Inborn reflex

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1. The Mind of the Child: Observations Concerning the Mental Development of the by William T. Preyer (1898)
"Here we have, besides, a case of inborn reflex activity of a gland within the domain of one and the same nerve; for the centripetal and the centrifugal ..."

2. The Mind of the Child: Observations Concerning the Mental Development of the by William T. Preyer (1895)
"Here we have, besides, a case of inborn reflex activity of a gland within the domain of one and the same nerve; for the centripetal and the centrifugal ..."

3. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1894)
"Evidence of inborn reflex. 5. Difficulty of determining when colors are first discriminated. 6. Association of name with a given color. 7. ..."

4. Physical Expression, Its Modes and Principles by Francis Warner (1886)
"A second effect of light is to produce new, not inborn, reflex actions, as indicated by the production of retentiveness in the nerve-mechanism to the ..."

5. The Essentials of Child Study: Including Class Outlines, Brief Discussions by George Washington Andrew Luckey (1917)
"Shaking the head and nodding: The former is an inborn reflex, instinctive movement and the latter an acquired one. Shaking the head becomes expressive ..."

6. The Science of Human Behavior: Biological and Psychological Foundations by Maurice Parmelee (1913)
"It is evident that it must have been some form of inborn reflex action and may have been instinctive. A habit may therefore grow directly out of an instinct ..."

7. Physical Expression: Its Modes and Principles by Francis Warner (1885)
"A second effect of light is to produce new, not inborn, reflex actions, as indicated by the production of retentiveness in the nerve-mechanism to the ..."

8. The Genetic and the Operative Evidence Relating to Secondary Sexual Characters by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1919)
"His activity may be an inborn reflex to visual or other sensory stimuli that is a part of his attack on the female, or possibly a series of reflexes that we ..."

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