Jacques (ʒɑk) 1794–1872, French physicist, noted for his work on the diffraction of light
babinet had tried another form of the experiment previously.
The Ether of Space Oliver Lodge
babinet, Études et Lectures sur les Sciences d’Observation, ii, p. 225.
Man and Nature George P. Marsh
More serious is one connected with the planetary periods, pointed out by babinet in 1861.
A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
There we have a unique occurrence, recorded for us by babinet and Arago, and of which I have given here the exact particulars.
Thunder and Lightning Camille Flammarion
noun Anthony 1561–86, English conspirator, executed for organizing an unsuccessful plot (1586) to assassinate Elizabeth I and place Mary, Queen of Scots, on the English throne Historical Examples When the conversations above related took place, the babington wedding had been fixed to take place in a week’s time. John Caldigate Anthony Trollope Melville always is […]
babinski Babinski Ba·bin·ski (bə-bĭn’skē), Joseph François Felix. 1857-1932. French neurologist who described the diagnostic relevance of Babinski’s reflex. Historical Examples The insensitiveness is similarly explained by babinski, who uses a different method of examination. Spiritualism and the New Psychology Millais Culpin Irritation of the soles caused quite a typical babinski phenomenon. Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis […]
- Babinski effect
noun (physiol) the reflex curling upwards of the toes (instead of inwards) when the sole of the foot is stroked, normal in infants below the age of two but a pathological condition in adults
- Babinski’s reflex
a reflex extension of the great toe with flexion of the other toes, evoked by stroking the sole of the foot: normal in infants but otherwise denoting central nervous system damage. Babinski’s reflex Ba·bin·ski’s reflex (bə-bĭn’skēz) n. An extension of the great toe, sometimes with fanning of the other toes, in response to stroking of […]