Associations to the word «Babinski»

Wiktionary

BABINSKI REFLEX, noun. (medicine) An abnormal plantar reflex in which the hallux moves upwards, indicative of motor neuron damage.

Dictionary definition

BABINSKI, noun. Extension upward of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front; normal in infants under the age of two years but a sign of brain or spinal cord injury in older persons.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats