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Medical Term:

vestibular nystagmus


nystagmus resulting from physiologic stimuli to the labyrinth that may be rotatory, linear, caloric, compressive, or galvanic, or due to labyrinthal lesions.

Synonym(s): labyrinthine nystagmus

See Also: Bárány sign

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