Definition of plexor in English:

plexor

(also plessor)

noun

  • A small hammer with a rubber head used to test reflexes and in medical percussion.

    • ‘The pleximeter is held firmly into an intercostal space while two quick uniform taps with the plexor, using wrist action, are delivered to it.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: formed irregularly from Greek plēxis percussion (from plēssein to strike) + -or.

Pronunciation:

plexor

/ˈplɛksə/