Skip to Content

muscular fascia of extraocular muscles


Definition: the part of the orbital fascia that envelops the extraocular muscles; it is thin posteriorly but thickens where it is continuous with the bulbar sheath; the fascial sheaths of the four rectus muscles are connected by an intermuscular membrane.

Synonym(s): fascia muscularis musculorum bulbiTA, fascia of extraocular muscles, fascial sheaths of extraocular muscles

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.