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abducens nerve

noun

Medical Definition of ABDUCENS NERVE

:  either of the sixth pair of cranial nerves which are motor nerves, arise beneath the floor of the fourth ventricle, and supply the lateral rectus muscle of each eye—called also abducent nerve, sixth cranial nerve
July 07, 2015
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