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Quadripedal extensor reflex

quadripedal extensor reflex quad·ri·ped·al extensor reflex (kwŏd’rə-pěd’l, -pēd’l)
Extension of the arm on the affected side in hemiplegia when the patient is positioned to be on all fours. Also called Brain’s reflex.


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