abducent


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Related to abducent: abducent nerve, Abducens nucleus
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Synonyms for abducent

a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye

especially of muscles

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They were located near the soft cerebral membrane, chiefly in the regions of the posterior long fasciculi, the nuclei of the abducent vestibular and trigeminus nerves, under the ependyma, in the area of the cochlear nerve nuclei, the Gover's fasciculi, and in the base of the cerebellum.
Six months later, he developed diplopia with a left abducent nerve paralysis, and recurrent disease was found within the left cavernous sinus (figure 1).