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Term:
proboscis extension reflex (GO:0007637)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
reflex +     
behavioral response to chemical pain +   
chemosensory jump behavior 
eye blink reflex  
milk ejection reflex  
musculoskeletal movement, spinal reflex action  
olfactory behavior +   
pilomotor reflex  
proboscis extension reflex 
The extension, through direct muscle actions, of the proboscis (the trunk-like extension of the mouthparts on the adult external head) in response to a nutritional stimulus.
righting reflex  
vestibular reflex +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: behavioral response to nutritional stimulus, proboscis extension ;   proboscis extension in response to nutritional stimulus
Definition Sources: FB:FBrf0044924, GOC:jid

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