Meaning of ABDUCENS NERVE in English


-ˌsenz- noun

also abducent nerve or abducens

( plural abducen·tes ˌ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˈsen(ˌ)tēz)

Etymology: Latin abducent-, abducens, present participle of abducere

: either of the 6th pair of cranial nerves, being a motor nerve arising beneath the floor of the 4th ventricle and supplying the external rectus muscle of the eye

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