Origin of nystagmus
Examples from the Web for nystagmus
Historical Examples of nystagmus
On the right, nystagmus on fixation, fingers are counted at 5-6 feet.
These were nystagmus, paresis of facial muscles, laryngeal spasms, etc.
Nystagmus occasionally occurs in monocular fixation (with exclusion of the other eye).
Not to complicate the question, however, I have excluded all cases of nystagmus from the following investigation.
In Figure L 3a the nystagmus occurs only in males and descends through unaffected females.
Word Origin for nystagmus
medical Latin, from Greek nystagmos "nodding, drowsiness," from nystazein "to nod, be sleepy," from PIE *sneud(h)- "to be sleepy."