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Oculomotor Muscles MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Oculomotor Muscles
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RDF Unique Identifier
/innerv = probably OCULOMOTOR NERVE but consider also ABDUCENS NERVE & TROCHLEAR NERVE; paralysis = OCULOMOTOR PARALYSIS see OPHTHALMOPLEGIA; /‌growth: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; /‌embryol: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
Scope Note
The muscles that move the eye. Included in this group are the medial rectus, lateral rectus, superior rectus, inferior rectus, inferior oblique, superior oblique, musculus orbitalis, and levator palpebrae superioris.
Entry Term(s)
Extraocular Muscles
Extraocular Rectus Muscles
Inferior Oblique Extraocular Muscle
Inferior Oblique Muscles
Levator Palpebrae Superioris
Musculus Orbitalis
Oblique Extraocular Muscles
Oblique Muscle, Inferior
Oblique Muscle, Superior
Oblique Muscles, Extraocular
Rectus Muscles, Extraocular
Superior Oblique Extraocular Muscle
Superior Oblique Muscle
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Oculomotor Muscles Preferred
Oblique Muscles, Extraocular Narrower
Rectus Muscles, Extraocular Narrower
Musculus Orbitalis Narrower
Superior Oblique Extraocular Muscle Narrower
Inferior Oblique Extraocular Muscle Narrower
Levator Palpebrae Superioris Broader
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