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OBO ID: ZFA:0000310
Term Name: cranial nerve VI Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • abducens nerve
  • CN-VI
  • nervus abducens
Definition: Cranial nerve which exits the medulla oblongata and controls the lateral movement of the eye. The caudal and rostral roots fuse together and course rostrally once they are outside the brainstem. The abducens nerve innervates the lateral rectus extraocular muscle. (2)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References:
  • TAO:0000310
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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