acceleratory reflex

acceleratory reflex

[ak′sel·ə·rə‚tȯr·ē ′rē·fleks]
(physiology)
Any reflex originating in the labyrinth of the inner ear in response to a change in the rate of movement of the head.
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The acceleratory reflexes, attributed to the semicircular canals, assist in tilt detection and sway displacement.