What does nystagmus mean?

nystagmus in AZ Dictionary

(n) an instant, involuntary, oscillatory movement of eyeball.
(n) quick involuntary eye movement, generally lateral
(n) A rapid involuntary oscillation of this eyeballs.

nystagmus in Community Dictionary

quickly, involuntary eye-jiggling.The genuine title the eye-wobbles you will get from using ecstacy. by Danae VanallenReport definition

nystagmus in Medical Dictionary

Rapid, rhythmic, repetitious, and involuntary eye motions. Nystagmus can be horizontal, straight, or rotary. Whatever form it requires, nystagmus is an abnormal eye finding and an indication of infection in the eye or perhaps the neurological system. by Vera AnkneyReport definition

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    • post-rotational nystagmus, physiological nystagmus, rotational nystagmus
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    • eye movement
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