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Daemon
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plexor

(noun) A small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexes.

Synonyms: percussor, plessor

Usage: When the doctor tapped my knee with the plexor, my reflex was so strong that I almost kicked him in the head!
annette steele
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The word plexor is not used in british English. I'm an english doctor, qualified for 30 years, and have never even heard this word. Patellar hammer, reflex mallet or tendon hammer are used here.
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Noun 1. plexor - (medicine) a small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexesplexor - (medicine) a small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexes
percussor, plessor
hammer - a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
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