Synonyms

1. arc-boutant

noun. a buttress that stands apart from the main structure and connected to it by an arch.

Synonyms

  • flying buttress
  • buttress

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Words that Rhyme with Reflex Arc

  • question-mark
  • ?question-mark
  • transpark
  • mediamark
  • disembark
  • intermark
  • premark
  • remark
  • embark
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  • starke
  • stark
  • starck
  • spark
  • sparc
  • quark
  • clarke
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  • shark
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  • parke
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  • parc
  • narc
  • merc
  • marque
  • marke
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  • larke

Example sentences of the word reflex-arc


1. Noun Phrase
Like the SNS, the ANS has its own kind of reflex arc.

2. Noun Phrase
In a somatic reflex arc, the motor information passes unimpeded from the spinal cord to the target muscle.

2. reflex

noun. ['ˈriːflɛks'] an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus.

Synonyms

  • farting
  • sneeze
  • plantar reflex
  • sneezing
  • reaction
  • start
  • nictation
  • reflex action
  • light reflex
  • electric shock
  • micturition reflex
  • shake
  • puking
  • mydriasis
  • sternutation
  • pupillary reflex
  • inborn reflex
  • physiological reaction
  • disgorgement
  • reflex response
  • startle
  • belching
  • suckling reflex
  • patellar reflex
  • electrical shock
  • goose bump
  • eructation
  • hiccup
  • shock
  • goose pimple
  • blinking
  • wink
  • flush
  • jump
  • unconditioned reflex
  • belch
  • eye blink
  • tremble
  • myosis
  • rectal reflex
  • nictitation
  • breaking wind
  • regurgitation
  • oscitance
  • instinctive reflex
  • gag reflex
  • goose skin
  • rooting reflex
  • horripilation
  • yawn
  • vomit
  • goosebump
  • accommodation reflex
  • blush
  • gooseflesh
  • myotactic reflex
  • knee-jerk reflex
  • Babinski reflex
  • vomiting
  • innate reflex
  • hiccough
  • yawning
  • defecation reflex
  • stretch reflex
  • Babinski sign
  • oscitancy
  • knee jerk
  • gulping
  • emesis
  • pilomotor reflex
  • flatus
  • wind
  • shiver
  • miosis
  • gulp
  • Babinski
  • singultus
  • fart
  • winking
  • pharyngeal reflex
  • response
  • burping
  • burp

Antonyms

  • ending
  • middle
  • death
  • arrive

Etymology

  • reflexus (Latin)

3. reflex

adjective. ['ˈriːflɛks'] without volition or conscious control.

Synonyms

  • involuntary
  • automatic

Antonyms

  • inhale
  • deactivation
  • finish

Etymology

  • reflexus (Latin)

4. arc

noun. ['ˈɑːrk'] electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.

Synonyms

  • corposant
  • Saint Ulmo's fire
  • Saint Ulmo's light
  • St. Elmo's fire
  • discharge
  • corona discharge
  • electric glow
  • spark
  • electric discharge
  • electrical conduction
  • Saint Elmo's light
  • flashover
  • electric arc
  • corona
  • brush discharge

Antonyms

  • convict
  • invest
  • mobilize
  • hold

Etymology

  • arcus (Latin)

5. arc

noun. ['ˈɑːrk'] a continuous portion of a circle.

Synonyms

  • curved shape
  • circle
  • curve
  • sector

Antonyms

  • enlist
  • fill
  • charge
  • absorb

Etymology

  • arcus (Latin)

6. arc

noun. ['ˈɑːrk'] something curved in shape.

Synonyms

  • curve
  • bow
  • rainbow

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • curliness
  • straightness
  • unbend

Etymology

  • arcus (Latin)

7. arc

verb. ['ˈɑːrk'] form an arch or curve.

Synonyms

  • flex
  • curve
  • arch
  • camber

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • expand
  • stretch
  • extension

Etymology

  • arcus (Latin)
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