Oculomotor Definition

ŏkyə-lō-mōtər
adjective
Moving the eyeball; specif. designating or of either nerve of the third pair of cranial nerves, arising in the midbrain and supplying four of the six muscles that move each eyeball.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to movements of the eyeball.
An oculomotor muscle.
American Heritage
Of or relating to the oculomotor nerve.
American Heritage
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Origin of Oculomotor

  • Latin oculus eye okw- in Indo-European roots motor

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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