startle reaction synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term startle reaction:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. startle response, startle reaction(noun)

    a complicated involuntary reaction to a sudden unexpected stimulus (especially a loud noise); involves flexion of most skeletal muscles and a variety of visceral reactions

    startle response, startle reaction

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. startle reaction

    Startle reflex (Pediatrics)