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biocon commented on the word musculus obliquus superior
Musculus obliquus superior originates above the medial margin of the optic canal and inserts via a tendon passing through trochlea musculi obliqui superioris bulbi, and then reflected backward, downward, and laterally to the sclera between musculus rectus superior bulbi and musculus rectus lateralis bulbi. Primary action: intorsion (see "Comments"); secondary action: depression and abduction. Nerve supply: trochlear nerve.
July 19, 2011