Meaning of ABDUCENS NERVES in English

ABDUCENS NERVES

[ ab'dju:s(ə)nz ]

■ plural noun Anatomy the pair of cranial nerves supplying the muscles concerned with lateral movement of the eyes.

Origin

C19: abducens (mod. L., 'leading away'), from L. abducere (see abduct ).

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