oculomotor

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adjective oc·u·lo·mo·tor \ˌä-kyə-lə-ˈmō-tər\

Definition of oculomotor

  1. 1 :  moving or tending to move the eyeball

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the oculomotor nerve

Origin and Etymology of oculomotor

Latin oculus eye + English -o- + motor


First Known Use: 1861


Medical Dictionary

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oculomotor

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adjective oc·u·lo·mo·tor \ˌäk-yə-lə-ˈmōt-ər\

Medical Definition of oculomotor

  1. 1:  moving or tending to move the eyeball

  2. 2:  of or relating to the oculomotor nerve


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oculomotor

noun oc·u·lo·mo·tor

Medical Definition of oculomotor

  1. :  an oculomotor part; especially :  oculomotor nerve


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