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abducent


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abducent 
  adj  :  (physiology)  especially  of  muscles;  drawing  away  from  the 
  midline  of  the  body  or  from  an  adjacent  part  [syn:  {abducting}] 
  [ant:  {adducent}] 
  n  :  a  small  motor  nerve  supplying  the  lateral  rectus  muscle  of 
  the  eye  [syn:  {abducent  nerve},  {abducens},  {abducens 
  nerve},  {nervus  abducens},  {sixth  cranial  nerve}] 




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