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Definition of the noun abducens nerve
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- a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye
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Encyclopedia 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 ...
by Casey Albert Wood
Abducens nerve. Oculomuscularis internus. OCUL()MUSCUL.\RIS sursmoa.
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 ...
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 ...
by Martin C. Hirsch
— Dopaminergic cell groups A8-A10 Abducens nerve (WI) Nerves 3 TA Latin: N. abducens (N. VI) TA ...
Pocket 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 ...
by Michel Millodot
abducens nerve See nerve, abducens. abducens nerve palsy See paralysis of the sixth nerve. abduct To turn away from ...
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 ...
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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Abducens nerve Meaning
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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