opticokinetic nystagmus


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op·to·ki·net·ic nys·tag·mus

nystagmus induced by looking at moving visual stimuli.
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opticokinetic nystagmus

Railroad nystagmus Neurology A normal bilateral optical response to objects moving slowly across a visual field. Cf 'Seesaw' nystagmus.
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opticokinetic nystagmus

A rhythmic jerk nystagmus occurring when one is looking at constantly moving objects, e.g., viewing telephone poles from a moving car or train.
See also: nystagmus
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