Eye muscles, Biology

MUSCLES -

  • In eye orbit, eye ball is fixed by 6 skeletal muscles attached to 3rd, 4th & 6th cranial nerves (motor).
  • 4 - straight or recti muscles are present. 2 - oblique muscles are present.
  • Except inferior oblique all originated from posterior part of eye orbit.
  • Eye ball moves on its axis by superior oblique muscle. 
  • In man any one of muscle becomes short or long so strabismus (squint) in caused. Such eyes are known as cross eyes.

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