Definition of Third cranial nerve

1. Noun. Supplies extrinsic muscles of the eye.




Medical Definition of Third cranial nerve

1. Responsible for motor enervation of upper eyelid muscle, extraocular muscle and pupillary muscle. Lesions of the oculomotor nerve results in ptosis (dropping eyelid), deviation of the eyeball outward, double vision and a dilated pupil. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Third Cranial Nerve

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Literary usage of Third cranial nerve

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1. A Treatise on the principles and practice of medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint, Frederick Porteous Henry (1894)
"Paralysis of tho third cranial nerve.—Paralysis of the Fourth Cranial Nerve.—Paralysis of the Fifth Cranial Nerve,—Paralysis of the Sixth Cranial Nerve. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint (1873)
"Paralysis of the third cranial nerve. Paralysis of the Fourth Cranial Nerve. Paralysis of the Fifth Cranial Nerve. Paralysis of the Sixth Cranial Nerve. ..."

3. A Treatise on the principles and practice of medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint (1868)
"Paralysis of the third cranial nerve. Paralysis of tho Fourth Cranial Nerve. Paralysis of the Fifth Cranial Nerve. ..."

4. A Treatise on the principles and practice of medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint (1867)
"Paral/>is, General Remarks on—Paralysis of the third cranial nerve—Paralysis of the Fourth Cranial Nerve—Paralysis of the Fifth Cranial Nerve—Paralysis of ..."

5. The Applied anatomy of the nervous system by Ambrose Loomis Ranney (1888)
"... and, by a small filament, furnishing (I- motor root to the ciliary or lenticular ganglion of the orbit The third cranial nerve thus supplies all of tlie ..."

6. Physical diagnosis by Wallace Dickinson Rose (1917)
"This test, depending partially on the action of the third cranial nerve, ... The third cranial nerve (oculomotor) supplies fibers to the sphincter of the ..."

7. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1882)
"July 2, 1878, while camping in the woods, he awoke with a paralysis of the left third cranial nerve. July 3oth, he felt a sensation of numbness and weakness ..."

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