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Galant's reflex II

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Cephalo-palpebral reflex. A physiological reflex consisting of a bilateral contraction of the m. orbicularis oculi, mainly in the area of the lower lid, when the roof of the skull is struck with a reflex hammer.


  • J. S. Galant:
    Der cephalopalpebrale Reflex (CPR), der cephalo-palpebro-nasale Reflex (CPNR) und ihnen verwandte Reflexe, die vom Schädeldach ausgelöst werden.
    Psychiatrisch-Neurologische Wochenschrift, 1926, 28: 490.

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