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