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The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at

Term:Glabellar reflex
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Accession:HP:0030904 term browser browse the term
Definition:A type of primitive reflex that is elicited by repetitive tapping on the forehead. Normal subjects usually blink in response to the first several taps, but if blinking persists, the response is abnormal and considered to be a sign of frontal release. Persistent blinking is also known as Myerson's sign.
Synonyms:related_synonym: Myerson's sign

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G GLRB glycine receptor beta IAGP OMIM:614619 HPO NCBI chr 4:157,076,150...157,172,090
Ensembl chr 4:157,076,125...157,172,090
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G GM2A ganglioside GM2 activator IAGP ORPHA:309246 HPO NCBI chr 5:151,253,185...151,270,440
Ensembl chr 5:151,212,150...151,270,440
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  Human phenotype 14725
    Phenotypic abnormality 14722
      Abnormality of the nervous system 10118
        Abnormal nervous system physiology 9034
          Abnormality of movement 2244
            Abnormal reflex 1171
              Primitive reflex 22
                Glabellar reflex 2
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