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abducens nerve

noun, Anatomy
1.
either one of the sixth pair of cranial nerves composed of motor fibers that innervate the lateral rectus muscle of the eye.
Also called abducens, abducent nerve.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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British Dictionary definitions for abducent-nerve

abducens nerve

/æbˈdjuːsənz/
noun
1.
either of the sixth pair of cranial nerves, which supply the lateral rectus muscle of the eye
Word Origin
see abducent
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