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- short for abducens nerve
- ‘There is total paralysis of the abducens on both sides.’
- ‘The severe exotropia and hypotropia of the subjects' eyes limited the ability to assess trochlear and abducens function.’
- ‘We analysed eye movements and neuronal firing in the abducens nucleus.’
- ‘Three nerves (the optic, the abducens, and the hypoglossal) seem to be particularly prone to radiation injury that results in radiation neuritis.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.