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abducent (s) (noun), abducents (pl)
A small motor nerve that supplies the lateral rectus muscle of the eye: The abducent is the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball outward.
abducent (adjective), more abducent, most abducent
A reference to drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent body part: In anatomy, the abducent muscle; such as, the "rectus laterals muscles" of the eyes, move the eyeballs outwardly.

Abducent muscles refer to the movements of one part of the body away from another section.

The abducent nerve originates in the pons, or part of the brain stem, and emerges from the brain immediately below it; then, from this point, it extends through the skull, eventually entering the back of the eye socket through a space between the skull bones.