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Oculomotor Muscles MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Oculomotor Muscles
Tree Number(s)
A02.633.567.700
Unique ID
D009801
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009801
Annotation
/innerv = probably OCULOMOTOR NERVE but consider also ABDUCENS NERVE & TROCHLEAR NERVE; paralysis = OCULOMOTOR PARALYSIS see OPHTHALMOPLEGIA; /‌growth: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; /‌embryol: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
Scope Note
The muscles that move the eye. Included in this group are the medial rectus, lateral rectus, superior rectus, inferior rectus, inferior oblique, superior oblique, musculus orbitalis, and levator palpebrae superioris.
Entry Term(s)
Extraocular Muscles
Extraocular Rectus Muscles
Inferior Oblique Extraocular Muscle
Inferior Oblique Muscles
Levator Palpebrae Superioris
Musculus Orbitalis
Oblique Extraocular Muscles
Oblique Muscle, Inferior
Oblique Muscle, Superior
Oblique Muscles, Extraocular
Rectus Muscles, Extraocular
Superior Oblique Extraocular Muscle
Superior Oblique Muscle
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Oculomotor Muscles Preferred
Oblique Muscles, Extraocular Narrower
Rectus Muscles, Extraocular Narrower
Musculus Orbitalis Narrower
Superior Oblique Extraocular Muscle Narrower
Inferior Oblique Extraocular Muscle Narrower
Levator Palpebrae Superioris Broader
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