optokinetic

adjective op·to·ki·net·ic \ ˌäp-tō-kə-ˈne-tik , -kī- \

Definition of optokinetic

: of, relating to, or involving movements of the eyes

First Known Use of optokinetic

1925

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optokinetic

adjective op·to·ki·net·ic \ ˌäp-tō-kə-ˈnet-ik, -kī- \

medical Definition of optokinetic

: of, relating to, or involving movements of the eyes
  • optokinetic nystagmus

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