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abdominocardiac reflex (s) (noun), abdominocardiac reflexes (pl)
A change in heart rate, usually a slowing one, resulting from mechanical stimulation of abdominal viscera, which are the soft internal organs in the abdominal cavity: The abdominocardiac reflex is normally a distention and can also cause an occurrence of extrasystoles.
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