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Oculomotor

oculomotor

(Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the movement of the eye; applied especially to the common motor nerves (or third pair of cranial nerves) which supply many of the muscles of the orbit.

The oculomotor nerve.

Origin: Oculo- _ motor.


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Re: Paralysing an eye

pupil widens(that's why eyes seem black),iris can't contract..for example because of oculomotor nerve damage. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pupillary_light_reflex But, how does the fact that it can't contract affect the colour?

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by TheVirus
Wed Dec 16, 2009 2:06 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paralysing an eye
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Re: Paralysing an eye

pupil widens(that's why eyes seem black),iris can't contract..for example because of oculomotor nerve damage. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pupillary_light_reflex

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by zami'87.
Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:18 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paralysing an eye
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Views: 1221

Re: reflex

... the problem to a specific part of the midbrain in the Westphal-Edinger nucleus as well as testing pathways that cross over as well as testing the oculomotor cranial nerve. If the pupillary response is not working, then the tester can know that there is a problem in those specific areas.

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by kiekyon
Sun Apr 23, 2006 9:20 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: reflex
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Views: 1938

painful oclomotor palsy

Oculomotor and Trigerminal nerve are included into 12 cranial nerve, which oculomotor nerve is called as nerve III and trigerminal nerve is called as IV nerve. Oculomotor nerve is a nerve that control our eyes muscle to the ...

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by victor
Mon Jul 11, 2005 11:55 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: painful oclomotor palsy
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Views: 3304

painful oclomotor palsy

I have a question. What is the origin of pain in the oclomotor palsy? oculomotor itself? tissue of oclomotor nerve? trigeminal nerve? Is there any neurologist?

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by puma
Mon Jul 11, 2005 9:01 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: painful oclomotor palsy
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