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Superior oblique extraocular muscle

Name: Superior oblique extraocular muscle
Description: Extraocular muscle in the upper, medial side of the orbit whose primary action is downward, lateral rotation of the eye. It is innervated by the trochlear nerve (adapted from Wikipedia).
Synonym(s): obliquus superior, superior oblique
Super-category: Extraocular muscle
*Id: UBERON:0006321
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Inferred incoming projections for Superior oblique extraocular muscle

The following brain regions send axons into Superior oblique extraocular muscle: Trochlear nucleus. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.


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Memartone, Whetzel, Zaidaziz



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Facts about Superior oblique extraocular muscleRDF feed
AfferentProjectionsTrochlear nucleus  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionExtraocular muscle in the upper, medial side of the orbit whose primary action is downward, lateral rotation of the eye. It is innervated by the trochlear nerve (adapted from Wikipedia).
IdUBERON:0006321  +
LabelSuperior oblique extraocular muscle  +
ModifiedDate12 August 2014  +
SuperCategoryExtraocular muscle  +
Synonymobliquus superior  +, and superior oblique  +