The abducens nerve: the nerve in humans and most animals that governs the motion of the lateral rectus muscle of the eye
Syn: abducent nerve, abducens nerve, sixth nerve

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  • abducens — n. 1. a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye. Syn: abducent, abducent nerve, nervus abducens, sixth cranial nerve [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abdūcens — (Nervus a.), äußerer Augenmuskelnerv, s. Auge …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • abducens — SYN: abducent. [L.] a. oculi SYN: lateral rectus (muscle). * * * ab·du·cens ab d(y)ü .senz n, pl ab·du·cen·tes .ab d(y)ü sent (.)ēz ABDUCENS NERVE * * * ab·du·cens (ab dooґs …   Medical dictionary

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

  • abducens — noun see abducens nerve …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abducens — /ab dooh senz, seuhnz, dyooh /, n., pl. abducentes /ab doo sen teez, dyoo /. See abducens nerve. [ < L, prp. of abducere to ABDUCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • abducens — ab|du̱cens [zu lat. abducere = ab , wegziehen, wegführen]: abziehend, nach außen ziehend; z. B. in der Fügung ↑Nervus abducens …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Abducens — atitraukimas statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Abducens ryšiai: platesnis terminas – pagrindiniai terminai …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • abducens palsy — abducens nerve palsy paralysis of the lateral rectus muscle of the eye due to lesion of the abducens nerve, with internal strabismus and diplopia. Called also abducens paralysis and lateral rectus or sixth nerve palsy …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

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