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Related to oculomotor: oculomotor nucleus, Oculomotor muscles

oculomotor

 [ok″u-lo-mo´tor]
pertaining to or affecting eye movements.
oculomotor nerve the third cranial nerve; it is mixed, that is, it contains both sensory and motor fibers. Various branches of the oculomotor nerve provide for muscle sense and movement in most of the muscles of the eye, for constriction of the pupil, and for accommodation of the eye. See anatomic Table of Nerves in the Appendices.

oc·u·lo·mo·tor

(ok'yū-lō-mō'tŏr),
Pertaining to the oculomotor cranial nerve.
[L. oculomotorius, fr. oculo- + L. motorius, moving]

oculomotor

(ŏk′yə-lō-mō′tər)
adj.
1. Of or relating to movements of the eyeball: an oculomotor muscle.
2. Of or relating to the oculomotor nerve.

oculomotor

adjective Referring to:
(1) Movement of the eye;
(2) The oculomotor nerve, see there.

oc·u·lo·mo·tor

(ok'yū-lō-mō'tŏr)
Pertaining to the oculomotor cranial nerve.
[L. oculomotorius, fr. oculo- + L. motorius, moving]

oculomotor 

Pertaining to movement of the eyes, or to the oculomotor nerve.
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