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Definition of the noun rectus lateralis
What does rectus lateralis mean as a name of something?
- the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball outward
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Pocket Medical Dictionary (1999)
by B. Jain Publishers Staff
Rectus lateralis. Two heads, outer margin of the optic ...
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 ...
by Caroline Wormeley Latimer
Rectus lateralis ...
A 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.
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 ...
The 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 ...
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.
Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue by Nathan Bailey
- RECTUS Lateralis [in ...
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, ...
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Rectus lateralis. Rectus capitis anticus major.
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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