Definition of nystagmic in English:


Pronunciation /-mik/


See nystagmus

‘Failure of adaptation of nystagmic eye movements to occur under certain conditions of stimulation by angular acceleration has been ascribed to a failure to allow the eye-movement response to run its course.’
  • ‘The invention provides a tinted pair of lenses for overcoming the deleterious effects of nystagmic oscillations, particularly in persons suffering from dyslexia.’
  • ‘With no attention to individual objects, gaze velocity is low but nystagmic frequency is high (stare nystagmus).’
  • ‘Functional nystagmic eye movements are compensatory responses meant to stabilize the gaze during head movement.’