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Primitive reflex +     
Glabellar reflex  
Grasp reflex  
Palmomental reflex  
Persistent asymmetrical tonic neck reflex 
Snout reflex 
Suck reflex  
A type of primitive reflex that is elicited by lightly touching or tapping on the lips with an object such as a tongue blade, reflex hammer, or the examiner's finger. At times the reflex is obtained merely by approaching the lips with an object. A positive suck reflex consists of sucking movements by the lips when they are stroked or touched.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Persistent nutritive suckle swallow
Definition Sources: PMID:21250236

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