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  1. a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye

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Google previewEncyclopedia of the Eye (2010)

by Joseph Besharse, Reza Dana

The abducens nerve provides motor innervation to only one extraocular muscle in humans, the ipsilateral lateral rectus muscle. While CNVI innervates the retrobulbar muscle in animals such as rats and rabbits, nonhuman primates and ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1917)

by Casey Albert Wood

Abducens nerve. Oculomuscularis internus. OCUL()MUSCUL.\RIS sursmoa.

Google previewA Dictionary of Neurological Signs (2016)

by A.J. Larner

Abducens nerve palsy may occur anywhere along its nuclear, fascicular, subarachnoid, petrous apex, cavernous sinus, and orbital course. It may be an isolated finding or be associated with accompanying neurological features which may ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

The abducens nerve has a relatively long course with several important clinical relationships. The abducens nucleus lies in close proximity to the paramedian pontine reticular formation (PPRF) and facial nerve genu within the lower pons at ...

Google previewDictionary of Human Neuroanatomy (2012)

by Martin C. Hirsch

— Dopaminergic cell groups A8-A10 Abducens nerve (WI) Nerves 3 TA Latin: N. abducens (N. VI) TA ...

Google previewPocket Ophthalmic Dictionary, Including Pronunciation, Derivation and Definition of the Words Used in Optometry and Ophthalmology (1916)

Together with a Complete Description of the Light Wave Theory, Anatomy of the Eye, Functions, Blood and Nerve Supply of the Different Parts... by James John Lewis

External Rectus Muscle turns the eye out, and is supplied by the sixth cranial or abducens nerve. Superior Oblique Muscle rolls the eye on its optic axis, turning the back part of the eye inward and upward while the front part moves down and ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

abducens nerve See nerve, abducens. abducens nerve palsy See paralysis of the sixth nerve. abduct To turn away from ...

Google previewBergman's Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation (2016)

by R. Shane Tubbs, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Marios Loukas

classified the persistent trigeminal artery by its relationship to the abducens nerve, distinguishing a lateral (petrosal) from a medial (sphenoidal ) variation. When the artery courses lateral to the sixth cranial nerve it arises from ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1916)

the abducens nerve. See table of nerves. somatic n's , the sensory and motor nerves. Sömmering's n., the long pudendal nerve. space- n's, fibers of the auditory nerve going to the semicircular canals. spinal n., any ...

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Video shows what abducens nerve means. A nerve that controls the lateral rectus muscle, in the eye.. Abducens nerve Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

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