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Synonyms of abducent

Noun


1. abducent, abducent nerve, abducens, abducens nerve, nervus abducens, sixth cranial nerve, cranial nerve

usage: a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye

Adjective


1. abducent (vs. adducent), abducting

usage: especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part

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