Meaning of abducens in English:


Pronunciation /abˈdʒuːs(ə)nz/


  • short for abducens nerve

    ‘There is total paralysis of the abducens on both sides.’
    • ‘Three nerves (the optic, the abducens, and the hypoglossal) seem to be particularly prone to radiation injury that results in radiation neuritis.’
    • ‘The severe exotropia and hypotropia of the subjects' eyes limited the ability to assess trochlear and abducens function.’
    • ‘We analysed eye movements and neuronal firing in the abducens nucleus.’