abducens nerve
cranial nerve VI, innervating the lateral rectus eye muscle which rotates the eyeball laterally and the retractor bulbi muscles in part. See cranial nerves

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  • Abducens nerve — Nerve: Abducens nerve The path of the Abducens nerve …   Wikipedia

  • abducens nerve — n either of the sixth pair of cranial nerves which are motor nerves, arise beneath the floor of the fourth ventricle, and supply the lateral rectus muscle of each eye called also abducent nerve, sixth cranial nerve * * * the sixth cranial nerves… …   Medical dictionary

  • abducens nerve — noun a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye • Syn: ↑abducent, ↑abducent nerve, ↑abducens, ↑nervus abducens, ↑sixth cranial nerve • Hypernyms: ↑cranial nerve …   Useful english dictionary

  • abducens nerve — Anat. either one of the sixth pair of cranial nerves composed of motor fibers that innervate the lateral rectus muscle of the eye. Also called abducens, abducent nerve. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • abducens nerve — noun Etymology: New Latin abducent , abducens, from Latin, present participle of abducere Date: 1947 either of the sixth pair of cranial nerves that are motor nerves supplying the rectus on the outer and lateral side of each eye called also… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abducens nerve — noun A nerve that controls the lateral rectus muscle, in the eye …   Wiktionary

  • abducens nerve — the sixth cranial nerve (VI), which supplies the lateral rectus muscle of each eyeball, responsible for turning the eye outwards …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • abducens nerve — ab•du′cens nerve [[t]æbˈdu sɛnz, sənz, ˈdyu [/t]] n. anat. either one of the sixth pair of cranial nerves, composed of motor fibers that innervate the lateral rectus muscle of the eye • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • Нерв Отводящий (Abducens Nerve) — шестая пара черепно мозговых нервов (VI), иннервирует боковую прямую мышцу глазного яблока и отвечает за боковое отведение глаза. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • nucleus of abducens nerve — n. nervi abducentis …   Medical dictionary

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