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extraocular muscle

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noun ex·tra·oc·u·lar muscle \ˌek-strə-ˈä-kyə-lər-\

Definition of extraocular muscle

  1. :  any of six small voluntary muscles that pass between the eyeball and the orbit and control the movement of the eyeball in relation to the orbit



1939

First Known Use of extraocular muscle

1939


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extraocular muscle

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noun ex·tra·oc·u·lar muscle \-ˈäk-yə-lər-\

Medical Definition of extraocular muscle

  1. :  any of six small voluntary muscles that pass between the eyeball and the orbit and control the movement of the eyeball in relation to the orbit




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