Sentence Examples


  • The familiar knee-jerk reflex is an example; this reflex tests the integrity of the spinal cord in the lower back region.
  • But the business plan can help you control knee-jerk reactions to changing market conditions and bumps in the road.
  • The earliest-studied of these, the "knee-jerk," may serve as example of the class.
  • A little experience in observations on the knee-jerk imparts a notion of the average strength of the "jerk."
  • The muscles become less tense than in their waking state: their tonus is diminished, the upper eyelid falls, and the knee-jerk is in abeyance.