Muscles of Orbit

Muscles Of Orbit

The extraocular muscles are the seven muscles that control movement of the eye (there are four in bovines). The actions of the extraocular muscles depend on the position of the eye at the time of muscle contraction.

Four of the muscles control the movement of the eye in the four cardinal directions: up, down, left and right. The remaining two muscles control the adjustments involved in counteracting head movement; for instance this can be observed by looking into ones own eyes in a mirror whilst moving ones head.

Read more about Muscles Of Orbit:  Development, Anatomy, List of Muscles, Coordination of Movement Between Both Eyes, Mnemonic Devices, Clinical Examination, Additional Images

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