Definition of oculomotor nerve in English:
Each of the third pair of cranial nerves, supplying most of the muscles around and within the eyeballs.
- The posterior cerebral may course below, rather than over, the oculomotor nerve.
- In all gnathostomes, all but two of the extrinsic eye muscles are controlled by the oculomotor nerve (Cranial Nerve III).
- This ganglion contains preganglionic nerves and postganglionic neurons of the oculomotor nerve.
Definition of oculomotor nerve in:
- US English dictionary
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