Phasic bite reflex

Neurologic reflex present in infancy where pressure on the gums causes rhythmic opening and closing of the jaws.

This reflex may persist in individuals with neurologic deficit or may reappear in later life with degenerative neurologic disorders or after neurologic trauma.

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