OBO ID: GO:0071632
Term Name: optomotor response Search Ontology:
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Definition: Eye, head or whole body movements that help to compensate movements of the environment in order to stabilize its image on the retina. In the case of whole body movements, these motor actions may also stabilize a locomotor course in response to some disturbance. Examples include: the optokinetic reflex, which allows human eyes to follow objects in motion while the head remains stationary reflex; the optomotor responses of flying insects and swimming fish. (2)
References: Wikipedia:Optomotor_response
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