rectus muscle of eyeball superior

musculus rectus superior bulbi.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • rectus superior — noun the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball upward and medially • Syn: ↑superior rectus muscle, ↑superior rectus • Hypernyms: ↑ocular muscle, ↑eye muscle …   Useful english dictionary

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