•An inborn and rapid response to astimulus from the external environment.•An automatic response that occurs veryrapidly & without conscious control.•An involuntary action that involve thecontraction of the skeleton muscles & thespinal cord only.
TYPES OF REFLEX ACTION
•2 types of reflex action:a)
brought aboutby nerve impulses travelling through themedulla oblongata.b)
broughtimpulses travelling through the spinalcord.