"Caloric Tests" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Elicitation of a rotatory nystagmus by stimulating the semicircular canals with water or air which is above or below body temperature. In warm caloric stimulation a rotatory nystagmus is developed toward the side of the stimulated ear; in cold, away from the stimulated side. Absence of nystagmus indicates the labyrinth is not functioning.
- Caloric Tests
- Caloric Test
- Test, Caloric
- Tests, Caloric
- Barany's Test
- Baranys Test
- Test, Barany's
- Barany Test
- Test, Barany
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