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A reflex action, also known as a reflex, is an involuntary and very quick movement in response to a stimulus. A true reflex is a behaviour which is mediated via the reflex arc; this does not apply to casual uses of the term 'reflex'.
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- Purves 2004. Neuroscience. 3rd ed, Massachusetts, Sinauer Associates.