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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

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    startle response

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. startle reaction

    Synonyms:
    Startle reflex (Pediatrics)

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