inferior rectus (muscle)


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in·fe·ri·or rec·tus (mus·cle)

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extraocular muscle in orbit; origin, inferior part of the common tendinous ring; insertion, inferior part of sclera of the eye; action, primary, depression; secondary, adduction and extorsion; nerve supply, oculomotor (inferior branch).