commonly referred to as the cranial nerve VI, this nerve houses small threads that obtain control over the lateral rectus muscle in the eyes.

ABDUCENS NERVE: "The abducens nerve is the cranial nerve most likely to be affected by those with Tuberculosis."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ABDUCENS NERVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/abducens-nerve/ (accessed December 13, 2018).