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Dolls eye sign

Dolls eye sign

(Science: clinical sign) reflex movement of the eyes in the opposite direction to that which the head is moved, e.g., the eyes being lowered as the head is raised, and the reverse (Cantelli's sign); an indication of functional integrity of the brainstem tegmental pathways and cranial nerves involved in eye movement.

Synonym: vestibular ocular reflex.

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