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noun

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

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Google previewClinical Anatomy (A Problem Solving Approach), Second Edition (2011)

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 ...

Google previewOxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2010)

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 ...

Google previewHigh-YieldTM Neuroanatomy (2012)

by James D. Fix

O THE ABDUCENT NERVE (CM VI) A. GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS. The abducent nerve is a pure GSE nerve that innervates the lateral rectus muscle, which abducts the eye. 1. It arises from the abducent nucleus that is found in the ...

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

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.

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

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 ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

abducens nerve See abducent nerve.

Google previewA Dictionary of Neurological Signs (2007)

Clinical Neurosemiology by A.J. Larner

[Cross References: ABDUCENT NERVE PALSY; AMBLYOPIA; BIELSCHOWSKY'S SIGN, BIELSCHOWSKY'S TEST; COVER TEST, COVERUNCOVER TEST; HETEROPHORIA; HETEROTROPIA; INTERNUCLEAR OPHTHALMOPLEGIA; ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; or, universal dictionary of knowledge, on an original plan: comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings (1845)

Edited by Edw. Smedley, Hugh Jam. Rose, and H. John Rose. (Text: voll. XXVI. Plates: voll. III. Index

In like manner the sixth, or Abducent nerve, which all along occupies the lowest position in its course, enters ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Abdominal dropsy Abducent nerve Abdominal dropsy Ascites. Abdominal epilepsy Aconvulsive equivalent in which abdominal pain, a sense of nausea and often headache are the mostprominent symptoms. Abdominal influenza Viral ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Human Neuroanatomy (2012)

by Martin C. Hirsch

English: Abducent nerve (VI) Abducens nerve (VI) has a purely motor function and innervates the lateral rectus muscle of the eyeball, generating an abduction movement of the eyeball (hence the name) Nucleus: nucleus of abducens nerve.

Google previewDictionary of Sport and Exercise Science (2009)

by A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Also called abducent nerve abducentadjective used for describing a muscle that brings parts of the body away from each other or moves them away from the central line of the body or a limb. Compare adducent abducent nervenoun same as ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Abducent nerve. See abducent.— . Accelerans nerves. Same as nerves.— Accelerator nerves, certain nervous filaments passing to the heartthrough the sympathetic, and causing on stimulation an increased pulse-rate. Also called a * tor nerves ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Abducent nerve. - Accelerans nerves. eas nerves.—Accelerator nerves, certain nervous filaments passing to the heartthrough the sympathetic, and causing on stimulation an increased pulse-rate. Also called augmentor nerves.

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

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 ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

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.

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