reflex

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Synonyms for reflex

Synonyms for reflex

acting or happening without apparent forethought, prompting, or planning

imitative reproduction, as of the style of another

Synonyms for reflex

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Laryngopharyngeal sensory discrimination testing and the laryngeal adductor reflex. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1999;108(8):725-30.
Laryngeal adductor reflex and pharyngeal squeeze as predictors of laryngeal penetration and aspiration.
Laryngeal adductor reflex thresholds in the two groups Threshold, COPD group Control group mm Hg (n = 20) (n = 11) p Value Mean [+ or -] SD 9.27 [+ or -] 1.50 5.40 [+ or -] 1.96 <0.001 Median 9.9 5.5 Range 4.5 to 9.9 2.5 to 9.9 95% CI 8.57 to 9.97 4.08 to 6.72
Airway protection is tested by delivering air-pulse stimuli through a port in the flexible endoscope in order to elicit the laryngeal adductor reflex, a superior laryngeal nerve-mediated airway-protective reflex.