re·flex·ly adv in a reflex manner: by means of reflexes <\reflexly induced contractions> <\reflexly contracting the iris>

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  • Reflexly — Re*flex ly, adv. In a reflex manner; reflectively. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reflexly — reflex ► NOUN 1) an action performed without conscious thought as a response to a stimulus. 2) a thing that reproduces the essential features or qualities of something else. 3) archaic a reflected source of light. ► ADJECTIVE 1) performed as a… …   English terms dictionary

  • reflexly — adverb in a reflex manner (Freq. 2) such effects can be induced reflexly • Derived from adjective: ↑reflex …   Useful english dictionary

  • reflexly — adverb see reflex II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reflexly — re·flex·ly …   English syllables

  • reflex — reflexly, adv. reflexness, n. adj., n. /ree fleks/; v. /ri fleks /, adj. 1. Physiol. noting or pertaining to an involuntary response to a stimulus, the nerve impulse from a receptor being transmitted inward to a nerve center that in turn… …   Universalium

  • eye, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  specialized sense organ capable of receiving visual images, which are then carried to the brain. Anatomy of the visual apparatus Structures auxiliary to the eye The orbit       The eye is protected from mechanical injury… …   Universalium

  • animal learning — ▪ zoology Introduction       the alternation of behaviour as a result of individual experience. When an organism can perceive and change its behaviour, it is said to learn.       That animals can learn seems to go without saying. The cat that… …   Universalium

  • reflex — I. noun Etymology: Latin reflexus, past participle of reflectere to reflect Date: 1508 1. a. archaic reflected heat, light, or color b. a mirrored image c. a copy exact in essential or peculiar features 2. a. an automatic and often inborn… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Vertebral subluxation — is a chiropractic term that is used to describe a myriad of signs and symptoms (syndrome) thought to occur as a result of a misaligned or dysfunctional spinal segment. The chiropractic subluxation complex is a functional biomechanical spinal… …   Wikipedia

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