inferior oblique muscle of head n.
A muscle with origin in the spinous process of the axis, with insertion into the transverse process of the atlas, with nerve supply from the suboccipital nerve, and whose action rotates the head.
- Inferior ophthalmic vein
inferior ophthalmic vein n. Any of the veins that originate in the lower eyelid and empty into the angular vein.
noun 1. Botany. an ovary positioned below the receptacle of a flower, as in members of the iris family.
- Inferior petrosal sinus
inferior petrosal sinus n. A paired sinus of the dura mater that connects the cavernous sinus with the superior bulb of the internal jugular vein.
- Inferior phrenic vein
inferior phrenic vein n. A vein that drains the diaphragm and empties on the right side into the vena cava and on the left side into the left suprarenal vein.