Oculomotor Nerve Definition

noun
Either of the third pair of cranial nerves, which originate in the midbrain and control most of the muscles that move the eyeballs.
American Heritage Medicine
Synonyms:
  • third cranial nerve
  • nervus oculomotorius
  • oculomotor
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Other Word Forms of Oculomotor Nerve

Noun

Singular:
oculomotor nerve
Plural:
oculomotor-nerves

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