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biocon commented on the word musculus obliquus superior bulbi
Musculus obliquus superior bulbi click link to right of "Synonym(s)" is an extraocular muscle in the orbit. It originates above the medial margin of the optic canal and inserts via a tendon passing through the trochlea, or pulley, and then reflected backward, downward, and laterally to the sclera between the superior and lateral direct muscles of the eyeball. Primary action: intorsion (see Comments); secondary action: depression and abduction. Nerve supply: trochlear nerve.
August 5, 2011
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