oculomotor

[ok-yuh-loh-moh-ter]
adjective
moving or tending to move the eyeball: an oculomotor muscle.

Origin:
1880–85; oculo- + motor

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oculomotor (ˌɒkjʊləʊˈməʊtə)
 
adj
relating to or causing eye movements
 
[C19: from oculo- + motor]

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oculomotor oc·u·lo·mo·tor (ŏk'yə-lō-mō'tər)
adj.

  1. Relating to or causing movements of the eyeball.

  2. Of or relating to the oculomotor nerve.

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Rarely, people with migraine headaches may have a temporary problem with the oculomotor nerve.
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