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Lateral Rectus Muscle

Definition of the noun lateral rectus muscle

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noun

  1. the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball outward

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Google previewAtlas of Human Anatomy (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The Lateral rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit. It is one of six extraocular muscles that control the movements of the eye (abduction in this case) and the only muscle innervated by the abducens nerve, cranial nerve VI. The Lateral rectus ...

Google previewSeeley Principles of Anatomy and Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The lateral rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit. It is one of six extraocular muscles that control the movements of the eye (abduction in this case) and the only muscle innervated by the abducens nerve, cranial nerve VI. Its function is to bring ...

Google previewFundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology (2016)

Biology, Anatomy by CTI Reviews

The lateral rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit.

Google previewSeeleys Anatomy and Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The lateral rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit. It is one of six extraocular muscles that control the movements of the eye (abduction in this case) and the only muscle innervated by the abducens nerve, cranial nerve VI. Its function is to bring ...

Google previewNeuroscience (2016)

Biology, Human biology by CTI Reviews

The lateral rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit. It is one of six extraocular muscles that control the movements of the eye (abduction in this case) and the only muscle innervated by the abducens nerve, cranial nerve VI. Its function is to bring ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1917)

by Casey Albert Wood

In paralysis of a lateral rectus muscle, the face is always turned in the direction of action MUSCLES, ...

Google previewDictionary of Human Neuroanatomy (2012)

by Martin C. Hirsch

muscle, – lateral rectus muscle, – inferior rectus muscle, – superior rectus muscle, – inferior oblique muscle, – superior oblique muscle. The function of the individual muscles is complex and depends in part on the respective startInferior ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

lateral rectus muscle See muscle, lateral rectus; ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

Superior rectus muscle Superior oblique muscle Medial Optic nerve rectus muscle Lateral rectus muscle Inferior oblique muscle Eyeball Inferior rectus muscle EXTRAOCULAR EYE MUSCLES Eye globe with attachment of extraocular eye ...

Google previewOphthalmic Dictionary and Vocabulary Builder for Eye Care Professionals (2012)

by Harold A Stein, Raymond M Stein

For example, the right lateral rectus muscle is the antagonist of the right medial rectus muscle. A-tuck: A surgical folding of a muscle to strengthen it. B Bielschowsky's head-tilt test: 1. Head-tilt test used to differentiate between a superior oblique ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Neuropsychology (2012)

by Diana M. Goodwin

EXTRA-OCCULAR MUSCLES: the medial rectus muscle of one eye and the lateral rectus muscle of the other work as a pair to produce lateral eye movements; the vertical acting rectus muscles are most effective when the eye is abducted; the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

X Swallowing, speech, respiration, and taste, parasympathetic innervation Pharyngeal and laryngeal muscles Head and shoulder movement Tongue movement Sensory supply Motor supply Lateral rectus muscle of the eyeball Cranial part: ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

lateral rectus muscle: origin, anulus tendineus communis; insertion, lateral side of sclera; innervation, abducens; action, abducts eyeball. m. rec0tus media0lis ...

Google previewDictionary of Biological Psychology (2003)

by Philip Winn

The ABDUCENS NERVE (VI; lateral rectus muscle; GSE) originates in motor neurons of the abducens nucleus in the pons. The FACIAL NERVE WII; muscles of facial expression, stapedius muscle, digastric muscle, stylohyoid muscle, SVE; ...

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