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Definition of saccade

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  • sac•cadenoun
  • 1. A rapid intermittent eye movement, as that which occurs when the eyes fix on one point after another in the visual field.


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  • "That can be attributed to something called a saccade—a fast movement of the eye that lasts between 20 and 200 milliseconds."

    "The brain sends instructions to the eyes, the eyes respond with movement (called a saccade)."

    "Nishigaki and Arai have turned to blind spot position and the so-called saccade response for their biometric."

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