Babinski reflex

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Babinski reflex

[bə′binz·kē ′ri‚fleks]
(medicine)
An abnormal reflex after infancy associated with a disturbance of the pyramidal tract, characterized by extension of the great toe with fanning of the other toes on sharply stroking the lateral aspect of the sole.
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Babinski's reflex has been observed on removal of bedsheets or socks.
We performed a small study (20 subjects) to compare the response to bedsheet or sock removal with the standard method of eliciting Babinski's reflex.