Eye movements

Eye movements are a complex set of movements of the globe that are performed by the extraocular muscles that are grouped by the muscles that perform particular movements:

Anatomy: Head and neck
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rID: 10421
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Globe movements
  • Ocular movements

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Cases and figures

  • Abductors
    Extra-ocular muscles
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  • Adductors
    Extra-ocular muscles
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  • Depressors
    Extra-ocular muscles
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  • Elevators
    Extra-ocular muscles
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  • Lateral rotators
    Extorsion
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  • Medial rotators
    Intorsion
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  • Anterior view
    Extra-ocular muscles
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  • Extra-ocular muscles: illustration
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  • Extra-ocular muscles: illustration
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  • Anterior view of ...
    Anatomy of the eye and extraocular muscles
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