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Reflex, Vestibulo-Ocular

"Reflex, Vestibulo-Ocular" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Reflex, Vestibulo-Ocular" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Reflex, Vestibulo-Ocular" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 57 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1993 and 2011
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