Knee-jerk synonyms

nē'jûrk'

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a reflex extension of the leg resulting from a sharp tap on the patellar tendon
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Anticipated; thought to be about to arrive or occur
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Produced as an automatic response or reaction:
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Happening or arising without apparent external cause; self-generated:
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The reflex which causes a bent knee to kick when the tendon below the patella (kneecap) is tapped.
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