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Main Entry: 1re·flex
an automatic response to a stimulus in which a nerve message passes from a sense organ to the spinal cord and then to a point of action (as a muscle or gland) often without first passing to the brain <the knee-jerk reflex
> -- compare HABIT
32 plural :
the power of acting or responding with enough speed <an athlete with great reflexes
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