Term Information [More information on reflex]

Accession
GO:0060004
Name
reflex
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Definition
An automatic response to a stimulus beginning with a nerve impulse from a receptor and ending with the action of an effector such as a gland or a muscle. Signaling never reaches a level of consciousness. Source: GOC:dph, ISBN:087797099
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History
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Ancestors of reflex (GO:0060004)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
reflex [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
reflex [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to stimulus (GO:0050896)
reflex [is_a relation] is_a  response to external stimulus (GO:0009605)
Children of reflex (GO:0060004)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
eye blink reflex (GO:0060082) [is_a relation] is_a  reflex
milk ejection (GO:0060156) [is_a relation] is_a  reflex
musculoskeletal movement, spinal reflex action (GO:0050883) [is_a relation] is_a  reflex
pilomotor reflex (GO:0097195) [is_a relation] is_a  reflex
proboscis extension reflex (GO:0007637) [is_a relation] is_a  reflex
righting reflex (GO:0060013) [is_a relation] is_a  reflex
vestibular reflex (GO:0060005) [is_a relation] is_a  reflex
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Reflex