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OBO ID: ZFA:0000345
Term Name: dorsal rectus Search Ontology:
  • dorsal recti
  • superior rectus
Definition: Extraocular muscle that inserts at the scleral corneal junction on the dorsal side of the eye. The dorsal rectus is innervated by the oculomotor nerve. The dorsal rectus and dorsal oblique muscles have overlapping insertions in the adult eye though they have distinct insertion sites in 5dpf fish. (1)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • TAO:0000345
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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