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Abducens nerve

Introduction: Abducens nerve

Description of Abducens nerve

Abducens nerve: a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye.
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Abducens nerve: The 6th cranial nerve. The abducens nerve originates in the abducens nucleus of the pons and sends motor fibers to the lateral rectus muscles of the eye. Damage to the nerve or its nucleus disrupts horizontal eye movement control.
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Abducens nerve as an Organ

Abducens nerve (organ): The abducens nerve is one of 12 pairs of cranial nerves that originate in the...more »

Abducens nerve (organ): See Abducens Nerve (organ information).

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Hierarchical classifications of Abducens nerve

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