lateral rectus muscle(redirected from Rectus lateralis oculi)
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lat·er·al rec·tus mus·cle(lat'ĕr-ăl rek'tŭs mŭs'ĕl)
lateral rectus muscle
Extraocular muscle. Origin: tendinous ring around optic nerve at rear of orbit. Insertion: temporal edge of eyeball in front of its equator. Nerve: abducens (CN VI). Action: turns eye laterally.See: extraocular for illus.
See also: muscle