reflex arc definition by Webster's New World
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Physiol. the entire nerve path involved in a reflex action
reflex arc definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun PhysiologyThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The neural path of a reflex.
reflex arc - Medical Definition
The route followed by nerve impulses to produce a reflex act, from the periphery through the afferent nerve to the nervous system, and thence through the efferent nerve to the effector organ.