Achilles tendon reflex


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Achilles tendon reflex

[ə′kil·ēz ′ten·dən ′rē·fleks]
(physiology)
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Hennig: The Influences of Stretching and Warm-Up Exercises on Achilles Tendon Reflex Activity, J.
In their study on the Achilles tendon reflex, Milne and Williamson [16] recorded reduced occurrence of the reflex in women under 70 compared with men, but after that age the differences disappeared.
On physical examination, her Achilles tendon reflex return was delayed (a sign of possible hypothyroidism), and her ankles and lower legs had an appearance of subtle myxedema.