conjugate movement

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A coordinated movement, as of the two eyes turning together in the same direction or the pupils of both eyes constricting at the same time (a conjugate eye movement). Also called a consensual movement. See also Deiters' nucleus, pupillary light reflex. Compare disjunctive eye movement. [From Latin coniugare to join together, from con- together + iugare to marry or join, from iugum a yoke]

Subjects: Psychology.

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