fixation nystagmus n.
A nystagmus manifested during fixation movements of the eyes, arising as opticokinetic nystagmus or resulting from midbrain lesions.
- Fixation point
fixation point n. See point of fixation.
[fik-suh-tiv] /ˈfɪk sə tɪv/ adjective 1. serving to ; making or permanent. noun, Also, fixatif [fik-suh-tiv, -teef] /ˈfɪk sə tɪv, -ˌtif/ (Show IPA) 2. a fixative substance, as a gummy liquid sprayed on a drawing to prevent blurring, or a solution for killing, hardening, and preserving material for microscopic study. 3. Also called fixer. Photography. […]
[fik-sey-ter] /ˈfɪk seɪ tər/ noun 1. a device incorporating a metal bar and pins that is used in stabilizing difficult bone fractures. fixator fix·a·tor (fĭk’sā’tər, fĭk-sā’tər) n. A device that provides rigid immobilization of a fractured bone by means of rods attached to pins that are placed in or through the bone.
- Fixator muscle
fixator muscle n. A muscle that acts as a stabilizer of one part of the body during movement of another part.