superior rectus muscle


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Related to superior rectus muscle: lateral rectus muscle, medial rectus muscle, medial rectus, Ocular muscles
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Synonyms for superior rectus muscle

the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball upward and medially

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While the levator palpebrae superioris and superior rectus muscles were innervated by the upper branch, the medial rectus, the inferior rectus, and the inferior oblique muscles were innervated by the lower branch (2-4).
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