saccadic movement


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sac·cad·ic move·ment

1. a quick rotation of the eyes from one fixation point to another as in reading;
2. the rapid correction movement of a jerky nystagmus, as in labyrinthine and optokinetic nystagmus.

sac·cad·ic move·ment

(să-kahd'ik mūv'mĕnt)
1. A quick rotation of the eyes from one fixation point to another as in reading.
2. The rapid correction movement of a jerky nystagmus, as in labyrinthine and optokinetic nystagmus.

saccadic movement

a quick return movement of the eyeball in order to establish a new image on the retina.
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