oculogyral illusion

noun
oc·​u·​lo·​gy·​ral illusion | \ ˌäk-yə-lō-ˌjī-rəl- How to pronounce oculogyral illusion (audio) \

Medical Definition of oculogyral illusion

: the apparent motion of an object that is fixed in relation to an observer whose semicircular canals have been stimulated by rotational motion

called also oculogyric illusion

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“Oculogyral illusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oculogyral%20illusion. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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