oculomotor

adjective
oc·​u·​lo·​mo·​tor | \ ˌä-kyə-lə-ˈmō-tər How to pronounce oculomotor (audio) \

Definition of oculomotor

1 : moving or tending to move the eyeball
2 : of or relating to the oculomotor nerve

First Known Use of oculomotor

1861, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for oculomotor

Latin oculus eye + English -o- + motor

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“Oculomotor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oculomotor. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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More Definitions for oculomotor

oculomotor

adjective
oc·​u·​lo·​mo·​tor | \ ˌäk-yə-lə-ˈmōt-ər How to pronounce oculomotor (audio) \

Medical Definition of oculomotor

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : moving or tending to move the eyeball
2 : of or relating to the oculomotor nerve

oculomotor

noun

Medical Definition of oculomotor (Entry 2 of 2)

: an oculomotor part especially : oculomotor nerve

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