Definition of Sixth cranial nerve

1. Noun. A small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye.




Medical Definition of Sixth cranial nerve

1. The abducent nerve enervates a muscle which moves the eyeball. Lesions of the sixth cranial nerve result in deviation of the eyeball outward and double vision. Synonym: cranial nerve VI. (27 Sep 1997)

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Literary usage of Sixth cranial nerve

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1. A Treatise on the principles and practice of medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint (1881)
"Paralysis of the sixth cranial nerve. Paralysis of the Motor Portion of the Seventh Cranial Nerve. Paralysis o( the Eighth Cranial Nerve. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint (1873)
"Paralysis of the sixth cranial nerve. I'.iral) sis of tiie Seventh Cranial Nerve. Paralysis of the Eighth Cranial Nerve. Paralysis ol the Ninth Cranial ..."

3. A Treatise on the principles and practice of medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint, Frederick Porteous Henry (1894)
"Paralysis of the Fifth Cranial Nerve,—Paralysis of the sixth cranial nerve.—Paralysis of the Motor Portion of the Seventh Cranial Nerve. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint, William Henry Welch (1886)
"Paralysis of the sixth cranial nerve.—Paralysis of the Motor Portion of •nth Cranial Nerve.—Paralysie of the Eighth Cranial Nerves. ..."

5. Lectures on Nervous Diseases from the Standpoint of Cerebral and Spinal by Ambrose Loomis Ranney (1888)
"Impairment of the sixth cranial nerve is indicated by the development of internal strabismus; the extent of which varies with the degree of the paralysis. ..."

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