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 Marshall Warfield

At his side is Mr. babinski, chief of the clinic, supporting a person afflicted with hysteria.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 598, June 18, 1887 Various

No foot clonus, no babinski; abdominal reflexes present, cremasteric not elicited; catalepsy not always present.
Studies in Forensic Psychiatry Bernard Glueck

There is no contraction of the visual fields; reflectivity is normal; babinski’s sign is absent.
Tics and Their Treatment Henry Meigne

According to babinski, hysteria is a mental state which renders its subject capable of auto-suggestion.
Tics and Their Treatment Henry Meigne


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