Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun reflex_action

1 sense of reflex action

Sense 1
reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction -- (an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus)
       => reaction, response -- (a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent; "a bad reaction to the medicine"; "his responses have slowed with age")

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