Extrinsic Eye Muscles

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Created Mar 3, 2010
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1
Explain the origin of the term extrensic eye muscles? Why is it entitled such?
 
They are termed extrensic because they originate within the orbit and insert onto the white...
2
What is the relation between the muscle name and its location?
 

Their name derives from the location of their insertion on the anterior part of the sclera....

3
What is the function of the medial rectus? Where is it located?
 
The medial rectus attaches to the anterolateral surfaceof  the eye and pulls it medially...
4

When your right eye looks to the right, which extrinsic eye muscle is contracted?

 

 

 
The lateral recuts, attached to the anterolateral surface of the eye is contracted and pulls...
5

Name the location and function of the inferior rectus

 

 

 
The inferior rectus attaches to the anteroinferior part of the sclera and pulls the eye inferiorly...
6
This muscle is pulls your eye superiorly and slightly medially
 
The superior rectus (just as the inferior rectus) does not pull directly parallel...
7
Label this diagram
 
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8
This muscle elevates the posterior part of the eye and turns the eye laterally
 
The superior oblique depresses the eye and turns it laterally. It passess through a pulley-like...
9
Name the location and function of the inferior oblique
 
The inferior oblique elevates eye. Located at inferior posterior part of eye. Contracting the...

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