Definition of oculomotor in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌäkyəlōˈmōdər/


Relating to the motion of the eye.
Example sentences
  • A stimulant action on the parasympathetic portion of the oculomotor nucleus (third cranial nerve) is responsible for pupillary miosis.
  • Exclusion criteria included any prior history of vestibular dysfunction, tinnitus, hearing loss, or any central vestibular or oculomotor dysfunction.
  • Some patients may manifest oculomotor disturbance when the orbit and optic nerve are compressed.

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Syllabification: oc·u·lo·mo·tor

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