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Flashcards in primitive reflexes Deck (6)
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1

abduct/extend libs when startled, then draw together (hang on for life reflex)

Moro reflex

2

movement of head toward one side if cheek or mouth is stroked

rooting reflex

3

sucking response when roof of mouth is touched

sucking reflex

4

curling of fingers if palm is stroked

palmar reflex

5

dorsiflexion of large toe and fanning of other toes w/ plantar stroking

plantar reflex (babinski sign)

6

Stroking along one side of the spine while newborn is in ventral suspension (face down) causes lateral flexion of lower body toward stimulated side

galant reflex