Compare and contrast flexor and crossed-extensor reflexes.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 7:32 pm ad1c9bdddf
The flexor reflex is also called the withdrawal reflex. When you step on a tack with your right foot, sensory neurons transmit pain impulses up the leg to the spinal cord where they synapse with association neurons on the same side of the spinal cord segment. These, in turn, synapse with motor neurons, again on the same side of the cord, to send a motor impulse down to the ...
Flexor and crossed-extensor reflexes are compared and contrasted in the solution.