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Reflex, Vestibulo-Ocular

A reflex wherein impulses are conveyed from the cupulas of the SEMICIRCULAR CANALS and from the OTOLITHIC MEMBRANE of the SACCULE AND UTRICLE via the VESTIBULAR NUCLEI of the BRAIN STEM and the median longitudinal fasciculus to the OCULOMOTOR NERVE nuclei. It functions to maintain a stable retinal image during head rotation by generating appropriate compensatory EYE MOVEMENTS.

Year introduced: 1987

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Tree Number(s): G11.561.731.795

MeSH Unique ID: D012027

Entry Terms:

  • Reflex, Vestibulo Ocular
  • Reflexes, Vestibuloocular
  • Vestibuloocular Reflexes
  • Reflex, Vestibuloocular
  • Vestibuloocular Reflex
  • Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex
  • Vestibulo Ocular Reflex
  • Reflexes, Vestibo-Ocular
  • Reflexes, Vestibo Ocular
  • Vestibo-Ocular Reflexes

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