doll's eye sign

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doll's eye sign

reflex movement of the eyes in the opposite direction to that which the head is moved, for example, the eyes being lowered as the head is raised, and the reverse (Cantelli sign); an indication of functional integrity of the brainstem tegmental pathways and cranial nerves involved in eye movement.

doll's eye sign

(dolz ī sīn)
Reflex movement of the eyes in the opposite direction to that in which the head is moved, e.g., the eyes being lowered as the head is raised, and the reverse (Cantelli sign); an indication of functional integrity of the brainstem tegmental pathways and cranial nerves involved in eye movement.
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