either one of the sixth pair of cranial nerves composed of motor fibers that innervate the lateral rectus muscle of the eye.
either of the sixth pair of cranial nerves, which supply the lateral rectus muscle of the eye
abducent nerve n.
The small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye, originating in the dorsal part of the tegmentum of the pons, passing through the cavernous sinus, and entering the orbit through the superior orbital fissure. Also called sixth cranial nerve.
The sixth cranial nerve, one of a pair of small motor nerves supplying the eye muscles that control lateral movement. It originates in the pons of the brain, passes through a large venous space known as the cavernous sinus, and enters the orbit of the eye.
to carry off or lead away (a person) illegally and in secret or by force, especially to kidnap. Physiology. to move or draw away from the axis of the body or limb (opposed to ). Contemporary Examples The day before there had been an attempt to abduct him, she says. ‘In Cold Blood’ in Ukraine […]
a person who has been .
act of . the state of being . Law. the illegal carrying or enticing away of a person, especially by interfering with a relationship, as the taking of a child from its parent. a syllogism whose major premise is certain but whose minor premise is probable. Contemporary Examples Did he denounce the involvement of organized […]
a person who . any muscle that (opposed to ). Contemporary Examples In the nearly four months since then, her parents have only grown more haunted by the specter of her abductor. Vanished From Her College Campus Evie M. Salomon September 23, 2011 Richard Ben Cramer explores the abduction of Olympic athlete Kari Swenson and […]