Med. a small hammer with a soft head, as of rubber, formerly used in percussion
Origin of plexorModern Latin ; from Classical Greek pl?xis, a striking, akin to pl?ssein, to strike ; from Indo-European an unverified form pl?k-, a stroke ; from base an unverified form pl?-, flat from source plain
See reflex hammer.
Origin of plexorFrom Greek pl&emacron;xis, a blow, from pl&emacron;ssein, pl&emacron;g-, to strike; see plak-2 in Indo-European roots.
From Hellenistic Ancient Greek Ï€Î»á¿†Î¾Î¹Ï‚ (plÄ“ksis, “stroke") +"Ž -or (after flexor etc.).