oculogyric


oculogyric
Referring to rotation of the eyeballs; characterized by oculogyria.

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oc·u·lo·gy·ric -'jī-rik adj relating to or involving circular movements of the eyeballs

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adj.
causing or concerned with movements of the eye.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • oculogyric — oc·u·lo·gy·ric (ŏk yə lō jīʹrĭk) adj. Of or relating to the turning of the eyeballs in the sockets.   [Latin oculus, eye; see oculist + gyro + ic.] * * * …   Universalium

  • oculogyric — adjective Pertaining to the rotation of the eyeballs within their orbits …   Wiktionary

  • oculogyric — oc·u·lo·gy·ric …   English syllables

  • oculogyric — adj. causing or concerned with movements of the eye …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • oculogyric — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oculogyric crisis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H51.8 ICD 9 378.87 …   Wikipedia

  • oculogyric crisis — n a spasmodic attack that occurs in some nervous diseases and is marked by fixation of the eyeballs in one position usu. upward called also oculogyric spasm * * * a crisis occurring in epidemic encephalitis, postencephalitic parkinsonism, or… …   Medical dictionary

  • oculogyric mechanism — the series of nerve centers concerned in movements of the eye …   Medical dictionary

  • oculogyric crisis — a spasmodic deviation of the eyes upwards with head tilted backwards, which may last minutes or hours. It occurs in patients with postencephalitic parkinsonism and in patients taking phenothiazine drugs. Treatment is with antimuscarinic drugs …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • oculogyric crisis — noun : a spasmodic attack that occurs in some nervous diseases and is marked by fixation of the eyeballs in one position usually upward …   Useful english dictionary


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