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oculomotor

[ ok-yuh-loh-moh-ter ]
/ ˌɒk yə loʊˈmoʊ tər /
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adjective

moving or tending to move the eyeball: an oculomotor muscle.

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Origin of oculomotor

First recorded in 1880–85; oculo- + motor
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British Dictionary definitions for oculomotor

oculomotor
/ (ˌɒkjʊləʊˈməʊtə) /

adjective

relating to or causing eye movements

Word Origin for oculomotor

C19: from oculo- + motor
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Medical definitions for oculomotor

oculomotor
[ ŏk′yə-lō-mōtər ]

adj.

Relating to or causing movements of the eyeball.
Of or relating to the oculomotor nerve.
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