vestibuloocular reflex

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ves·tib·u·lo·oc·u·lar re·flex

generic term for the reflex influence of the vestibular system on extraocular motility manifest as nystagmus in clinical testing.

ves·tib·u·lo·oc·u·lar re·flex

(VOR) (ves-tib'yū-lō-ok'yū-lăr rē'fleks)
Reflexive adjustment of eye position that ensures a steady image when the head or body is moving.
Synonym(s): vestibular ocular reflex.
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Gaze stabilization exercises work on the vestibular ocular reflex. "We put a letter on a card and tape it to the wall.
The simultaneous binaural bithermal caloric stimulus induces a vestibular ocular reflex. In a normal patient with equal bilateral functioning, simultaneously stimulating both ears with the same temperature should cause an equal and opposite response that results in no nystagmus.