Not paired in action or joined together; the opposite of conjugate. See: disconjugate movement of eyes.
[L. dis-, apart, + jugatus, yoked]
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Spasmus nutans syndrome is a rare disorder, causing (in combination): a high frequency, low amplitude nystagmus of a disconjugate nature; irregular head nodding; an abnormal head posture.
All other forms point to a central problem such as direction changing, disconjugate, seesaw, pendular, congenital and gaze nystagmus.
Central problems may cause prolonged, disconjugate or cross coupling nystagmus (vertical nystagmus following horizontal shaking).
1) is disconjugate on the interval [c, d], if there is no nontrivial solution of (6.
1) is said to be nonoscillatory on [[tau], [infinity]) if there exists c [member of] [[tau], [infinity]) such that this equation is disconjugate on [c, d] for every d > c.
However, after the onset of the blindness, he was found to have a disconjugate gaze with poor extraocular motility (worse in the left eye), and he was not able to perceive hand movements in front of his eyes.
BOSTON -- Intermittent disconjugate gaze, a form of intermittent ocular muscle dysfunction, is a feature of the nonalcoholic steatohepatitis syndrome, according to a study of 119 consecutive outpatients with a variety of liver diseases.
Initial examination in the emergency department indicated miotic pupils (2 mm and equal), CNS depression, and a disconjugate gaze.