cranial nerve VI
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abducent nerveThe nerve for the lateral rectus ocular muscle.
A pontine nucleus below the 4th ventricle.
Emerges between the pons and medulla oblongata.
Abducent nerve lesions cause outward deviation of the eyeball and double vision.
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cranial nerve VIAbducent nerve
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