Definition of Accommodation reflex
1. Noun. Reflex changes in the eyes that enable an object to be focused on the retina.
Medical Definition of Accommodation reflex
1. Increased convexity of the lens, due to contraction of the ciliary muscle and relaxation of the suspensory ligament, to maintain a distinct retinal image. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Accommodation Reflex
Literary usage of Accommodation reflex
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"... DIOPTRICS OF THE EYE. is usually spoken of as the accommodation reflex, but in reality it H rather what is known as an associated movement. ..."
2. Neurosyphilis by Elmer Ernest Southard, Harry Caesar Solomon (1917)
"79 26 Diminution of accommodation reflex 52 17 Mydriasis 41 13 Myosis 40 13 Diminution of light reflex 35 11 (unilateral) Abolition of accommodation reflex. ..."
3. The Eye and Nervous System: Their Diagnostic Relations by William Campbell Posey, William Gibson Spiller (1906)
"This pupillary reflex is often described as a convergence and accommodation reflex and sometimes as an accommodation reflex. It is very easy to demonstrate ..."
4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"(2) In the majority of oases the accommodation reflex is simultaneously affected in both ... (5) In the first period the accommodation reflex is altered ..."
5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1905)
"(2) In the majority of cases the accommodation reflex is simultaneously ... (5) In the first period the accommodation reflex is altered in one half the ..."
6. Lectures on diseases of the spinal cord by Pierre Marie (1895)
"This persi*- tence of the accommodation reflex associated with loss of the light ... The accommodation reflex is, as I have just observed, usually retained ..."
7. Oculo-refractive Cyclopedia and Dictionary by Thomas George Atkinson (1921)
"In certain nervous diseases, notably locomotor ataxia, the light reflex is abolished while the accommodation reflex remains intact; so that the pupil fails ..."
8. Diseases of the nervous system: A Text-book of Neurology and Psychiatry by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"A dilated pupil with loss of accommodation reflex is infrequently seen in severe ... A loss of light reflex with preservation of the accommodation reflex ..."