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superior rectus muscle

superior rectus muscle in Medicine

superior rectus muscle n.
A muscle with origin from the superior part of the common tendinous ring, with insertion into the superior part of the sclera of the eye, with nerve supply from the oculomotor nerve, and whose action directs the pupil upward and medialward.

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