CALORIC NYSTAGMUS

a. rotatory type of nystagmus that is induced when the ears are irrigated by a warm or cold stimulus. Furthermore, it has been developed into a test wherein water is poured into the ear, after which nystagmus is measured.

CALORIC NYSTAGMUS: "Caloric nystagmus manifests as the rapid, involuntary movement of the eyeball in a rotatory manner."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CALORIC NYSTAGMUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/caloric-nystagmus/ (accessed February 20, 2020).
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