"Oculomotor Nerve" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The 3d cranial nerve. The oculomotor nerve sends motor fibers to the levator muscles of the eyelid and to the superior rectus, inferior rectus, and inferior oblique muscles of the eye. It also sends parasympathetic efferents (via the ciliary ganglion) to the muscles controlling pupillary constriction and accommodation. The motor fibers originate in the oculomotor nuclei of the midbrain.
- Oculomotor Nerve
- Nerve, Oculomotor
- Nerves, Oculomotor
- Oculomotor Nerves
- Third Cranial Nerve
- Cranial Nerve, Third
- Cranial Nerves, Third
- Nerve, Third Cranial
- Nerves, Third Cranial
- Third Cranial Nerves
- Cranial Nerve III
- Cranial Nerve IIIs
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