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Sixth Cranial Nerve

Definition of the noun sixth cranial nerve

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

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Google previewNCLEX-PN Exam Cram (2014)

by Wilda Rinehart, Diann Sloan, Clara Hurd

The sixth cranial nerve is the abducens that controls lateral movement of the eyes. The ability to chew is controlled by the fifth cranial ...

Google previewThe Vitamins (2012)

by Gerald F. Combs, Jr.

The sixth cranial nerve is the nervus abducens, the 274 PART | II Considering the Individual Vitamins Other Conditions 9.

Google previewMedical Record (1920)

by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman

The sixth cranial nerve is the abducens; it is a motor nerve, and supplies ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

C4 = fourth cervical vertebra C4S = chondroitin-4-sulfate C IV = fourth cranial nerve C5 = fifth cervical nerve C5 = fifth cervical vertebra C V = fifth cranial nerve C6 = sixth cervical nerve C6 = sixth cervical vertebra CVI = sixth cranial nerve.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Brain and Brain Disorders (2009)

by Carol Turkington, Joseph Harris

ABDUCENS NERVE (sixth cranial nerve); FACIAL NERVE.

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

n the sixth cranial nerve; a small, completely motor nerve arising in the pons, supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye. nerve, accessory, ...

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 previewDictionary of Biological Psychology (2003)

by Philip Winn

The ABDUCENS NERVE (the sixth cranial nerve) is a motor nerve innervating the lateral rectus muscle of the eye involved in rolling the eyeball laterally ( abduction). The abducens nucleus is located dorsally in the pontine tegmentum, and the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

Sixth cranial nerve palsy impairs the function of the lateral rectus muscle, producing an abduction deficit in the affected eye. The examiner must guard against the presumption that all abduction deficits are due to sixth nerve palsies, ...

Google previewGreen's Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine and Surgery (1908)

by John William Ballantyne

The sixth cranial nerve, or abducens. See Brain, Physiology ( Cranial Nerves) ; Brain, Tumours of (Localising Symptoms, Sixth Nerve) ; Ocular Muscles, Affections of (Etiology) ; Physiology, Neuromuscular Mechanism ( Medulla); ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1910)

The sixth cranial nerve. A. labio'rum. See A.

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

The sixth cranial nerve, which supplies that muscle. A. nucleus = nucleus abducen- tis. A. oc'uli = abducens, def. 1. A. o'ris or labio'rum, the levator anguli oris. [L.] ab-du'cent. Drawing, or acting so as to draw, away from the median or axial line.

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1900 (1900)

[1st ed.]

The sixth cranial nerve. A. lablo'rum See ...

Google previewDictionary of Human Biology (2000)

by Peter Reuter

Ab dulcens m abducent nerve, abducens, sixth cranial nerve, sixth nerve. Ab duicens kern m abducens nucleus, nucleus of abducens nerve. Ablducltor m abductor muscle, abductor. Abductor digiti minimi manus m abductor digiti minimi ...

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