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  • adj. Alternative spelling of extraocular.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inserted exterior to the eyes; -- said of the antennæ of certain insects.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated outside of or away from the eyes: in entomology, said of antennæ which are distant from or behind the compound eyes.

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  • The EMR-generated report I received dutifully reported a full mental status was normal, that the extra-ocular movements were intact, the pupils equal, round and reactive to light, the oropharynx was benign, the dentition in good repair, that the neck was free of lymphadenopathy, jugular venous distention, bruit or goiter and that the trachea was midline....

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  • Ebadzadeh M, Darlot C (2003) Cerebellar learning of bio-mechanical functions of extra-ocular muscles: modeling by artificial neural networks.

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  • Sclera • Whites of the eye • Made up of 3 layers • Tough, fibrous tissue: site of extra-ocular muscle attachment • Opaque ... allows no light to enter • Subject to inflammation

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