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Rectus Lateralis

Definition of the noun rectus lateralis

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  1. the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball outward

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Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Rectus lateralis. Two heads, outer margin of the optic ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1848)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper

Rectus lateralis, of Cowper. This muscle seems to have been first described by Fallopius. Winslow calls it transrersalis anticus primus. It is somewhat larger than the rectus minor, but resembles it in shape, and is situated immediately behind ...

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

by Caroline Wormeley Latimer

Rectus lateralis ...

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1890)

by George Milbry Gould

Rectus lateralis. Transverse process Jugular process. Cervical plexus. Draws head laterally. of atlas. Rectus superior. Upper margin optic foramen. Sclerotic.

Google previewThe Student's Medical Dictionary (1904)

Including All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions; Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould

Rectus lateralis and two anterior recti. Filaments to vagus, hypoglossal, sympathetic. Cervical, first (posterior division). Motion and sensation. Cord. Recti, obliqui, com- Communicating and cutaneous filaments. plexus. Cervical, fourth ( anterior ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia (1809)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

rectus lateralis; 34. rectus capitis anticus major ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological Dictionary (1764)

Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Different Words... Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words Used in Our Ancient Statutes... Also a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs by Nathan Bailey

RECTUS Lateralis (in Anatomy] a Muscle of the Head, implanted in the os Occipitis, in the Space made by the Processus Mammillaris and Styloides. RECTUS Major [in Anatomy] a Muscle of the Head, inserted in the o: Part of the 0; Occipitis.

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary (1751)

Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue by Nathan Bailey

- RECTUS Lateralis [in ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1898)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould

Twelve pairs—occipito- frontalis, trapezius, sterno-cleido-mastoid, complexus, biventer cervicis, splenius capitis, superior oblique, rectus capitis posticus, major and minor, rectus lateralis, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1853)

Ana - Ast

Rectus lateralis. Rectus capitis anticus major.

Google previewLippincott's New Medical Dictionary (1910)

A Vocabulary of the Terms Used in Medicine, and the Allied Sciences, with Their Pronunciation, Etymology, and Signification, Including Much Collateral Information of a Descriptive and Encyclopedic Character by Henry Ware Cattell

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