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Definition of the noun abducent nerve
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- a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye
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by Neeta V Kulkarni
ABDUCENT NERVE The abducent nerve is the sixth cranial nerve. It has a long course in the subarachnoid space. Nucleus of Origin (Fig. 58.6) The abducent nucleus is located in the lower part of the pons (deep to the facial colliculus in the ...
by Ian Shaw, Chandra Kumar, Chris Dodds
The abducent nerve is the sixth cranial nerve. It emerges from the brain stem, between the pons and the medulla oblongata. The abducent nerve is related to the cavernous sinus but, unlike the oculomotor, trochlear, ophthalmic, and maxillary ...
by R. Shane Tubbs, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Marios Loukas
Abducent nerve (CN VI) The abducent nerve can be absent unilaterally or bilaterally with branches of CN III supplying the lateral rectus. It can innervate the superior rectus in addition to communicating with a branch of CN III (Phillips et al.
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
SYN abducent nerve [CN VI]. [L. abducens] ab-du-cent nerve [CN VI] (ab-du'sént nérv) A small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye; its origin is in the dorsal part of the tegmentum of the pons just below the surface of the ...
Dictionary of Medicine (2014)
by P.H. Collin
abducent nerve = sixth cranial nerve which controls the muscle which makes the eyeball turn; accessory nerve = eleventh cranial nerve ...
by Chris Brooker
cranioplasty Cerebrum Olfactory bulb Optic tract Medulla oblongata Spinal cord Cerebellum Olfactory nerves in olfactory tract Optic nerve Oculomotor nerve Trochlear nerve Trigeminal nerve Abducent nerve Facial nerve Auditory nerve ...
abducens nerve See abducent nerve.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
— Sixth nerve, the abducent nerve.— Small Internal cutaneous nerve, a small branch from the inner cord of the brachial plexus, distributed to the skin ...
a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
— Abducent nerve. See abducent.— Accelerans nerves. Same as accelerator nerves. Accelerator nerves, certain nervous filaments passing to the heart through the sympathetic, and causing on stimulation an increased pulse- rate.
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
—Abducent nerve. See abducentAcceleransnerves. Same as accelerator nerves.-Accelerator nerves, certain nervous filaments passing to the heartthrough the sympathetic, and causing on stimulation an increased pulse- rate.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information
Abducent nerve Int, geniculate body Pulvinar Facial nerve Pars intermedia Auditory nerve Lateral ventricle Mid. cerebellar peduncle Glosso-pharyngeal nerve Vagus nerve with the muscle. After the motor Spinal accessory nerve branch is ...
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