- moving or tending to move the eyeball: an oculomotor muscle.
Origin of oculomotor
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Is there anatomical evidence that the ganglia of origin of the oculomotor and trochlear nerves represent many ganglia?
Dohrn alone, as far as I know, as already pointed out, insists upon the multiple character of the oculomotor nerve.
Other cranial nerves, particularly the oculomotor and the hypoglossal, may also be implicated.Manual of Surgery
Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
- relating to or causing eye movements
C19: from oculo- + motor
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- Relating to or causing movements of the eyeball.
- Of or relating to the oculomotor nerve.
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