oculomotor


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Related to oculomotor: oculomotor nucleus, Oculomotor muscles

oc·u·lo·mo·tor

 (ŏk′yə-lō-mō′tər)
adj.
1. Of or relating to movements of the eyeball: an oculomotor muscle.
2. Of or relating to the oculomotor nerve.

[Latin oculus, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots + motor.]

oculomotor

(ˌɒkjʊləʊˈməʊtə)
adj
(Physiology) relating to or causing eye movements
[C19: from oculo- + motor]

oc•u•lo•mo•tor

(ˌɒk yə loʊˈmoʊ tər)

adj.
moving the eyeball.
[1880–85; < Latin ocul(us) eye + -o- + motor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oculomotor - supplies extrinsic muscles of the eyeoculomotor - supplies extrinsic muscles of the eye
cranial nerve - any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
Translations

oc·u·lo·mo·tor

n. oculomotor, nervio ocular, III par;
a. oculomotor, rel. al movimiento del globo ocular.
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When Dave and Jen's first baby was born with the birth defect of an underdeveloped oculomotor third cranial nerve, Dave admits he did not handle it with grace.
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Orbital apex syndrome (OAS) has been described as a syndrome involving damage to the oculomotor nerve (CN3), trochlear nerve (CN4), ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal nerve (CN5) and abducens nerve (CN6) in association with optic nerve dysfunction.
The cranial MRI revealed diffuse thickening of the cisternal and cavernous segments of bilateral oculomotor nerves and the cisternal and canalicular segments of bilateral facial and vestibulocochlear nerves.
Double vision (diplopia) related to ophthalmo-paresis or disordered eye movement occurs when cranial oculomotor (III), trochlear (IV), and abducens (VI) nerves are damaged by granulomatous inflammation.
Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome (THS) is a rare disorder characterized by periorbital or hemicranial pain, ipsilateral oculomotor paralysis, and prompt response to steroids.
The majority of people with ABI manifest an oculomotor dysfunction (86-90%) (Ciuffreda, Kapoor, Rutner, Suchoff, Han, & Craig, 2007).
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Clinically classic JS associated with neonatal hypotonia, ataxia, developmental delay,mental retardation, neonatal apnea, oculomotor apraxia and difficulty in initiating rapid horizontal eye movement.
Twenty-eight patients with persistent unilateral vestibular dysfunction were allocated into two groups; in one group patients tried to practice saccadic oculomotor exercises, and VES was administered to the second group through surface electrodes on the opposite impaired side and patients were told to walk during the electrical stimulation.