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The plantar cushion reflex circuit: an oligosynaptic cutaneous reflex

Authors
  • M. David Egger
  • Patrick D. Wall
Publication Date
Jul 01, 1971
Source
PMC
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Abstract

1. Reflex toe extension elicited by pressure on the plantar cushion (PC) was studied in cats anaesthetized with Dial. Receptive fields and adequate stimuli for the reflex were evaluated. It was concluded that the receptors for the reflex were chiefly cutaneous pressure receptors in PC.

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