abducens oculi


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lat·er·al rec·tus (mus·cle)

[TA]
extraocular muscle in orbit; origin, lateral part of the common tendinous ring that bridges superior orbital fissure; insertion, lateral part of sclera of eye; action, abduction; nerve supply, abducens.

lat·er·al rec·tus mus·cle

(lat'ĕr-ăl rek'tŭs mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, lateral part of the common tendinous ring that bridges superior orbital fissure; insertion, lateral part of sclera of eye; action, abduction; nerve supply, abducens.
Synonym(s): musculus rectus lateralis [TA] , abducens oculi.

abducens oculi

Musculus rectus lateralis bulbi, the lateral rectus muscle, one of the extraocular muscles.
See also: abducens