Abducent

All possible synonyms of the word Abducent as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Abducent, abducting

Definition

  • especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part

Synonyms

  • abducent
  • abducting

Topic domains

  • physiology: the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms

Abducent, abducent nerve, abducens, abducens nerve, nervus abducens, sixth cranial nerve

Definition

  • a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye

Synonyms

  • abducent
  • abducent nerve
  • abducens
  • abducens nerve
  • nervus abducens
  • sixth cranial nerve

Hypernyms

  • cranial nerve: any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem

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