visual-righting reflex

visual-righting reflex

[′vizh·ə·wəl ′rīd·iŋ ′rē‚fleks]
(physiology)
A reflex mechanism whereby righting of the head and body is caused by visual stimuli. Also known as optical-righting reflex.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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