Medical Definition of Pectoral reflex

1. Contraction of the pectoralis major muscle elicited by tapping the seventh rib between the anterior and the medial axillary lines while the arm is abducted; contraction of the deltoid and biceps may also occur. Synonym: costopectoral reflex. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pectoral Reflex

pectolyase
pectoral
pectoral and abdominal anterior cutaneous branch of intercostal nerves
pectoral arch
pectoral branch of thoracoacromial artery
pectoral fascia
pectoral fin
pectoral fins
pectoral girdle
pectoral girdles
pectoral glands
pectoral group of axillary lymph nodes
pectoral medallion
pectoral muscle
pectoral muscles
pectoral reflex (current term)
pectoral region
pectoral ridge
pectoral sandpiper
pectoral vein
pectoral veins
pectoralgia
pectoralis
pectoralis major
pectoralis majors
pectoralis minor
pectoralis muscles
pectorally
pectorals
pectoriloquial

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