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  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 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 previewDictionary 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 ...

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

by WebMD

abducens nerve See abducent nerve.

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 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.

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewThe 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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