Abducent synonyms

abdusənt, əbdusənt abdyusənt, əbdyusənt; əbdusənt

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(Physiol.) That adducts
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especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part
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The sixth cranial nerve, one of a pair of small motor nerves supplying the eye muscles that control lateral movement. It originates in the pons of the brain, passes through a large venous space known as the cavernous sinus, and enters the orbit of the eye.
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Either of the sixth pair of cranial nerves that convey motor impulses to the rectus muscle on the lateral side of each eye.
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(Anatomy) A nerve that controls the lateral rectus muscle, in the eye. [19th century.]
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a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye
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a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye
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