from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A rapid, involuntary, oscillatory motion of the eyeball.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. rapid involuntary eye movement, usually lateral
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A rapid involuntary oscillation of the eyeballs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In medicine, involuntary lateral oscillatory (sometimes rotatory, rarely vertical) motion of the eyes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. involuntary movements of the eyeballs; its presence or absence is used to diagnose a variety of neurological and visual disorders
There ` s also a test called nystagmus, in which an officer either a pen or his finger and actually tests the nystagmus, which is a natural twitching of somebody ` s eyes in response to a finger that ` s being moved from left to right.
Her left shoulder, sometimes both shoulders, shook frequently, as did her eyes, a condition called nystagmus, making objects appear as if they were bouncing.
Because of my earlier research, I did not doubt for a second that the nystagmus was the result of a reflex action of the semi-circular canals.
There is a nervous affliction of the eyes, called by pathologists nystagmus, which is characterized by a perpetual weaving to and fro of the eyeballs; it is impossible for the unfortunate victim to fix his look upon a given point without the greatest effort.
Born without retinas to help his pupils focus and with a condition called nystagmus that causes involuntary eye movement, Goodrich sees a world of blurred colors and shapes.
Born without irises to help his pupils focus and with a condition called nystagmus that causes involuntary eye movement, Goodrich sees a world of blurred colors and shapes.
Your eyes may start moving by themselves, it is called nystagmus
If nystagmus, which is the involuntary jerking of the eyes, can be detected, the suspect will likely be arrested.
I stumbled upon this sight through a google alert for the word "nystagmus" a condition I also have. i am a writer as well--nonfiction only--and my first two books are about living with nystagmus--a picture book for children and a medical guide for parents and adults.
Neurologic exam revealed nystagmus, but no seizure activity.