adjective Date: 1925 of, relating to, or involving movements of the eyes

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  • optokinetic — See o. nystagmus. [opto + G. kinesis, movement] * * * op·to·ki·net·ic .äp tō kə net ik, kī adj of, relating to, or involving movements of the eyes <optokinetic nystagmus> * * * op·to·ki·net·ic (op″to kĭ netґik) [opto + kinetic]… …   Medical dictionary

  • optokinetic — adjective Of or pertaining to movement of the eyes …   Wiktionary

  • optokinetic — op·to·kinetic …   English syllables

  • optokinetic — |äpˌtō+ adjective Etymology: opto + kinetic : of, relating to, or involving movements of the eyes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Optokinetic reflex — Horizontal optokinetic nystagmus. The optokinetic reflex allows the eye to follow objects in motion when the head remains stationary (e.g. observing individual telephone poles on the side of the road as one travels by them in a car). The reflex… …   Wikipedia

  • Optokinetic drum — An optokinetic drum is a rotating instrument to test vision in which individuals are seated facing the wall of the drum. The interior surface of the drum is normally striped; thus, as the drum rotates, the subject s eyes are subject to a moving… …   Wikipedia

  • opticokinetic drum test — optokinetic test, optokinetic drum test (for vision) a rotating drum or other figure is used, painted with vertical black and white stripes; because the eye involuntarily follows such a figure, this can be used in the differential diagnosis of… …   Medical dictionary

  • OKN — optokinetic nystagmus …   Medical dictionary

  • OKR — optokinetic response; Ottawa knee rules …   Medical dictionary

  • OKS — optokinetic stimulus …   Medical dictionary

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