pertaining to heat or to calories. caloric test a test of third, sixth, and eighth cranial nerves. Irrigation of the normal ear with warm water produces caloric nystagmus toward the irrigated side; irrigation with cold water produces similar nystagmus away from that side. Called also oculovestibular test.
1. Relating to a calorie.
1. Relating to a calorie. 2. Relating to heat.
1. Relating to a calorie. 2. Relating to heat. [L. calor, heat]