statokinetic reflex

[ stăt′ō-kĭ-nĕtĭk, -kī- ]

n.

A reflex that, through stimulation of the receptors in the neck muscles and semicircular canals, brings about movements of the limbs and eyes appropriate to a given movement of the head.

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