Bechterew, Vladimir Mikhailovich, Bekhterev, Bechterev

(bek′tĕ-ref″)

Russian neuropathologist, 1857-1927.

Bechterew-Mendel reflex

SEE: Mendel-Bechterew reflex

Bechterew nucleus

SEE: Superior vestibular nucleus

Bechterew reflex

1. Contraction of the facial muscles due to irritation of the nasal mucosa.
2. Dilatation of the pupil of the eye on exposure to light.
3. Contraction of the lower abdominal muscles when the skin on the inner thigh is stroked.

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