inferior rectus muscle

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Related to inferior rectus muscle: medial rectus muscle, Ocular muscles
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  • noun

Synonyms for inferior rectus muscle

the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball down and medially

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26) It is believed that the increased orbital congestion and tightening of the inferior rectus muscle blocks episcleral aqueous outflow.
No evidence of any entrapment of the inferior rectus muscle was seen.
The inferior rectus muscle is most commonly involved, leading to vertical diplopia on upgaze.
Extensive scarring was encountered, and the inferior rectus muscle was trapped within the orbital floor defect.
Ampullofugal stimulation of the cupula of the posterior semicircular canal leads to vertigo and to an up-beating and torsional nystagmus secondary to the contraction of the ipsilateral right superior oblique muscle ipsilateral to the posterior semicircular canal and of the contralateral inferior rectus muscle.
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