statokinetic

adjective

stato·​ki·​net·​ic ˌstat-ō-kə-ˈnet-ik How to pronounce statokinetic (audio)
: of, relating to, or constituting a kinetic postural reflex that is initiated by stimulation of the semicircular canals through movements of the head and involves compensatory movements of the limbs and eyes
the effect of statokinetic stimuli on pilots during training flights
compare statotonic

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“Statokinetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/statokinetic. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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