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Superior Rectus: the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball upward and medially
Source: WordNet 2.1
Superior Rectus: The superior rectus is a paired extraocular muscle located in the eye area. The superior rectus is attached directly to the eye and elevates, medially rotates, and adducts the eye. It is innervated by the oculomotor nerve.
Conditions that can afflict the superior rectus include superior rectus hematoma, superior rectus paralysis, myalga, tears, strain, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.
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