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Abducens Nerve

"Abducens Nerve" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The 6th cranial nerve. The abducens nerve 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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Abducens Nerve" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Abducens Nerve" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1993
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