Definition of Rectus inferior

1. Noun. The ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball down and medially.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rectus Inferior

rectress
rectresses
rectrices
rectrix
rectums
rectus
rectus abdominis
rectus capitis anterior
rectus capitis lateralis
rectus capitis posterior major
rectus capitis posterior minor
rectus femoris
rectus inferior (current term)
rectus lateralis
rectus medialis
rectus muscle of thigh
rectus superior
recubation
recuile
recuiled
recuiles
recuiling
recule
reculed
recules

Literary usage of Rectus inferior

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"It almost immediately divides into three branches, for the supply of the rectus medialis, the rectus inferior, and the obliquus inferior. ..."

2. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1903)
"The ventral portion of the inferior division of the nervus runs downward, posterior to the rectus inferior, and then forward ventral to that muscle, ..."

3. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1893)
"The rectus externus acting alone would turn the eye to the malar side, the internus to the nasal side, the rectus superior upward, the rectus inferior ..."

4. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"Rotation of the eyeballs around oblique axes require the co-operation of three of the muscles : movements upward and outward—the superior rectus, inferior ..."

5. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"Rotation of the eyeballs around oblique axes require the co-operation of three of the muscles : movements upward and outward—the superior rectus, inferior ..."

6. A Text-book of physiology by Michael Foster (1891)
"rectus inferior and internus with obliquus superior. Rectus superior and externus with obliquus inferior. rectus inferior and externus with obliquus ..."

7. A text book of physiology by Michael Foster (1879)
"wards, the rectus inferior downwards, the oblique superior downwards and outwards, and the inferior upwards and outwards. The recti superior and inferior in ..."

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