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Medical Term:

medial rectus (muscle)


Definition: extraocular muscle in orbit; origin, medial part of the anulus tendineus communis; insertion, medial part of sclera of the eye; action, adduction; nerve supply, oculomotor.

Synonym(s): musculus rectus medialis (bulbi)TA, musculus rectus internus

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