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Synonyms for abducent

Noun

1. abducent, abducent nerve, abducens, abducens nerve, nervus abducens, sixth cranial nerve, cranial nerve
usage: a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye

Adjective

1. abducent (vs. adducent), abducting
usage: especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part
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