nystagmus nystagmus

Definition(s):

  • (n) involuntary movements of the eyeballs; its presence or absence is used to diagnose a variety of neurological and visual disorders

Usage(s):

  • Her getup, contortions, expressive voicelessness and eye-rolling, best described by what psychiatrists call "heavenly nystagmus," save an otherwise flat and conventional .

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  • What Does 'Wet Reckless' Mean in a DUI Case?

    The world of DUI arrests is populated by somewhat opaque terms like "horizontal nystagmus" as well as euphemistic ones like "wet reckless."
    on August 8, 2013     Source: FindLaw

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