extraocular muscle


ex·tra·oc·u·lar muscle

noun \ˌek-strə-ˈä-kyə-lər-\

Definition of EXTRAOCULAR MUSCLE

:  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

First Known Use of EXTRAOCULAR MUSCLE

1939

ex·tra·oc·u·lar muscle

noun \-ˈäk-yə-lər-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EXTRAOCULAR MUSCLE

: 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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