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Descriptor English:   Reflex, Vestibulo-Ocular 
Descriptor Spanish:   Reflejo Vestibuloocular 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Reflexo VestÝbulo-Ocular 
Synonyms English:   Reflex, Vestibulo Ocular
Reflex, Vestibuloocular
Reflexes, Vestibo Ocular
Reflexes, Vestibo-Ocular
Reflexes, Vestibuloocular
Vestibo-Ocular Reflexes
Vestibulo Ocular Reflex
Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex
Vestibuloocular Reflex
Vestibuloocular Reflexes  
Tree Number:   G11.561.731.795
Definition English:   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. 
History Note English:   87 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
DE drug effects ES ethics
GE genetics IM immunology
PH physiology RE radiation effects
Record Number:   19332 
Unique Identifier:   D012027 

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