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Superior Rectus

Descriptions of Superior Rectus

Superior Rectus: the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball upward and medially
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Superior Rectus

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.

Closely Related Organs: Superior Rectus

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Superior Rectus

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Sub Parts: Superior Rectus

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Superior Rectus

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