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Synonyms for abducentæbˈdu sənt, -ˈdyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abducent, abducent nerve, abducens, abducens nerve, nervus abducens, sixth cranial nerve(adj)

    a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye

    Synonyms:
    nervus abducens, abducent nerve, abducens, abducent, sixth cranial nerve, abducens nerve

    Antonyms:
    adductive, adducent, adducting

  2. abducent, abducting(adj)

    especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part

    Synonyms:
    abducting, abducent

    Antonyms:
    adducent, adductive, adducting

Wiktionary

  1. abducent(noun)

    Antonyms:
    adducent

  2. abducent(adjective)

    Drawing away from the median axis of the body, as a muscle; abducting

    Antonyms:
    adducent

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