oculomotor nerve

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oculomotor nerve

[¦äk·yə·lō′mōd·ər ′nərv]
(neuroscience)
The third cranial nerve; a paired somatic motor nerve arising in the floor of the midbrain, which innervates all extrinsic eye muscles except the lateral rectus and superior oblique, and furnishes autonomic fibers to the ciliary and pupillary sphincter muscles within the eye.
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Areas in the parietal cortex associated with oculomotor control beyond the parietal eye fields encompass superior and inferior parietal lobe and are a critical interface for attention and multiple sensory integration from visual and somatosensory modalities [52].
The neural control of gaze in natural conditions requires the interaction between different strategies of oculomotor control e.g., Krauzlis, 2004).
Peripheral vision and oculomotor control during visual search.
Warren theorized that higher level visual skills (i.e., visual memory, visual cognition) depend on mid-level skills (i.e., visual attention, scanning, pattern recognition), which further depend on basic skills (i.e., oculomotor control, acuity, visual field).