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Oxford dictionary definition of the word reflex:
1an action that is performed without conscious thought as a response to a stimulus:
a newborn baby is equipped with basic reflexes
(in reflexology) a response in a part of the body to stimulation of a corresponding point on the feet, hands, or head:
2a thing which is determined by and reproduces the essential features or qualities of something else:
politics was no more than a reflex of economics
a word formed by development from an earlier stage of a language.
3 archaic a reflected source of light:
the reflex from the window lit his face
1(of an action) performed without conscious thought as an automatic response to a stimulus:
sneezing is a reflex action
2(of an angle) exceeding 180°.
3 archaic (of light) reflected.
bent or turned backwards.
early 16th century (as a noun denoting reflection): from Latin reflexus ‘a bending back’, from reflectere ‘bend back’ (see reflect)