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Anatomy Dissected: The Oculomotor Nerve

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In the third in our series on the cranial nerves, Complete Anatomy medical content write Ellie Fahy uses 3D anatomy to explore Cranial Nerve III (the oculomotor nerve), and how it’s responsible for the movement of the eye and surrounding structures.

By the end of this short video, you will be able to:

  • Identify the pathway of the oculomotor nerve.
  • Examine the muscles it innervates, and their functions.
  • Understand some of the common clinical correlates.

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Keep an eye out for our next video, where we examine CN IV (trochlear nerve) in detail. Subscribe to our channel to see it first!