the third cranial nerve, that consists of both sensory and motor fibers and innervates most of the muscles correlated with accommodation and movement of the eye and restriction of the pupil. Commonly referred to as cranial nerve III.
What is OCULOMOTOR NERVE?
Written by Pam MS, NCSP | Fact checked by Psychology Dictionary staff
OCULOMOTOR NERVE: "Severing of occulomotor nerves may render the individual unable to focus on targets, and may result in vision loss."
About the Psychology Dictionary
Psychology Dictionary is the most comprehensive source of psychology definitions online with over 20K definitions written by our global team of psychiatry & psychology professionals. ...more