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Abducens Nerve MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Abducens Nerve
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.800.120.030
Unique ID
D000010
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000010
Annotation
neoplasms = ABDUCENS NERVE DISEASES (IM) + CRANIAL NERVE NEOPLASMS (IM) + histological type of neoplasm (IM)
Scope Note
The 6th cranial nerve which originates in the ABDUCENS NUCLEUS of the PONS and sends motor fibers to the lateral rectus muscles of the EYE. Damage to the nerve or its nucleus disrupts horizontal eye movement control.
Entry Term(s)
Abducent Nerve
Cranial Nerve VI
Nerve VI
Nervus Abducens
Sixth Cranial Nerve
NLM Classification #
WL 330
See Also
Abducens Nucleus
Public MeSH Note
77; was ABDUCENT NERVE 1963-76
Online Note
use ABDUCENS NERVE to search ABDUCENT NERVE 1966-76
History Note
77; was ABDUCENT NERVE 1963-76
Entry Combination
injuries:Abducens Nerve Injury
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/20
Abducens Nerve Preferred
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