lacertus of lateral rectus muscle
la·cer·tus of lat·er·al rec·tus mus·cle
the part of the tendon of origin of the lateral rectus muscle attaching to the greater wing of the sphenoid bone, lateral to the common tendinous ring; often incorrectly equated to the lateral check ligament of the eyeball.
Synonym(s): lacertus musculi recti lateralis bulbi [TA]
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