rectus muscle of eyeball lateral

musculus rectus lateralis bulbi.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • lateral rectus muscle — noun the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball outward • Syn: ↑abducens muscle, ↑lateral rectus, ↑rectus lateralis • Hypernyms: ↑ocular muscle, ↑eye muscle …   Useful english dictionary

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  • lateral rectus — noun the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball outward • Syn: ↑abducens muscle, ↑lateral rectus muscle, ↑rectus lateralis • Hypernyms: ↑ocular muscle, ↑eye muscle …   Useful english dictionary

  • rectus lateralis — noun the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball outward • Syn: ↑abducens muscle, ↑lateral rectus muscle, ↑lateral rectus • Hypernyms: ↑ocular muscle, ↑eye muscle …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Superior oblique muscle — Superior oblique Rectus muscles: 2 = superior, 3 = inferior, 4 = medial, 5 = lateral Oblique muscles: 6 = superior, 8 = inferior Other muscle: 9 = levator palpebrae superioris …   Wikipedia

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