1. pharyngeal reflex normal reflex consisting of retching
  2. pharyngeal recess a small recess in the wall of the pharynx
  3. esophageal reflux reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus
  4. rectal reflex normal response to the presence of feces in the rectum
  5. pharyngeal vein veins from the pharyngeal plexus that empty into the internal jugular vein
  6. oesophageal reflux reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus
  7. rooting reflex reflex consisting of head-turning and sucking movements elicited in a normal infant by gently stroking the side of the mouth or cheek
  8. plantar reflex flexion of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front in persons over the age of 2 years; under 2 years the results should be extension of the toes (Babinski reflex)
  9. vernacular the everyday speech of the people
  10. startle reflex a normal reflex of young infants
  11. pharyngeal tonsil a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
  12. Babinski reflex extension upward of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front; normal in infants under the age of two years but a sign of brain or spinal cord injury in older persons
  13. vesicoureteral reflux a backflow of urine from the bladder into the ureter
  14. gag reflex normal reflex consisting of retching
  15. gastroesophageal reflux reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus
  16. pharyngeal of or relating to the throat
  17. knee-jerk reflex a reflex extension of the leg resulting from a sharp tap on the patellar tendon
  18. laryngopharynx the lower part of the pharynx
  19. fringed orchis any of several summer-flowering American orchids distinguished by a fringed or lacerated lip
  20. suckling reflex reflex behavior in newborn mammals