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eye movements

movements of the eyes caused by contraction of the extrinsic eye muscles. These include movements that allow or maintain the fixation of stationary targets; smooth-pursuit eye movements; vergence movements; saccadic movements (see saccade), and reflexive movements of the eyes, such as the optokinetic reflex and vestibulo-ocular reflex.

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rotation system

rotation system

a technique of group therapy in which the therapist works with each individual in sequence in the presence of other group members.