SYN: abducent. [L.]
- a. oculi SYN: lateral rectus (muscle).

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ab·du·cens ab-'d(y)ü-.senz n, pl ab·du·cen·tes .ab-d(y)ü-'sent-(.)ēz ABDUCENS NERVE

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ab·du·cens (ab-dooґsənz) [L. “drawing away”] serving to abduct a part, used in names of structures (e.g., nervus abducens).

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  • abducens — n. 1. a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye. Syn: abducent, abducent nerve, nervus abducens, sixth cranial nerve [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abdūcens — (Nervus a.), äußerer Augenmuskelnerv, s. Auge …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • abducens — noun The abducens nerve: the nerve in humans and most animals that governs the motion of the lateral rectus muscle of the eye Syn: abducent nerve, abducens nerve, sixth nerve …   Wiktionary

  • abducens — noun a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye • Syn: ↑abducent, ↑abducent nerve, ↑abducens nerve, ↑nervus abducens, ↑sixth cranial nerve • Hypernyms: ↑cranial nerve …   Useful english dictionary

  • abducens — noun see abducens nerve …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abducens — /ab dooh senz, seuhnz, dyooh /, n., pl. abducentes /ab doo sen teez, dyoo /. See abducens nerve. [ < L, prp. of abducere to ABDUCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • abducens — ab|du̱cens [zu lat. abducere = ab , wegziehen, wegführen]: abziehend, nach außen ziehend; z. B. in der Fügung ↑Nervus abducens …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Abducens — atitraukimas statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Abducens ryšiai: platesnis terminas – pagrindiniai terminai …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • abdúcens — adj. invar …   Romanian orthography

  • abducens — æb djuːsens / duːsens n. either of a pair of cranial nerves which control eye movement (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

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