Science / Biology / Reflex: A response to a stimulus that occurs without conscious effort; one of the simplest forms of behavior.

Single Lens Reflex (SLR)

Entertainment / Photography / Single Lens Reflex (SLR): Stands for single lens reflex. It is a camera of 35mm or medium format in which a system of mirrors shows the user the image precisely as the lens renders it. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Self-Reflexivity: Writing has self-reflexivity if it somehow refers to itself. (Critics also call this being self-referential.) For instance, the following sentence has self-reflexive traits: This is not a sentence. He MORE

Reflex Arc

Science / Biology / Reflex Arc: Pathway of neurons, effector(s) and sensory receptors that participate in a reflex. MORE


Health / Massage / Reflexology: Based on an ancient Chinese therapy, reflexology involves manipulation of specific reflex areas in the foot, hands, and ears that correspond to other parts of the body. Sometimes referred to as zone t MORE


Health / Massage / Reflexognosy: Reflexognosy is the application of appropriate pressure to the leg and feet, by the hands of a trained practitioner, to bring about physiological and psychological changes in the body. MORE

Bass Reflex

Technology / Home Audio / Bass Reflex: A type of speaker enclosure that includes a 'tuned' port or passive radiator to increase and extend bass response (by releasing some of the energy created by the inward movement of the woofer cone). B MORE