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extraocular muscle

[ek-struh-ok-yuh-ler, ek-struh-] /ˈɛk strəˈɒk yə lər, ˌɛk strə-/
noun, Anatomy
Origin of extraocular muscle
1935-40; extra- + ocular Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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extraocular muscle ex·tra·oc·u·lar muscle (ěk'strə-ŏk'yə-lər)
Any of the six small muscles that control movement of the eyeball within the socket.

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