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6B) CN VI (ABDUCENS)-ORIGIN

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6B) CN VI (ABDUCENS)-ORIGIN

1. The abducens nucleus is somatic motor, hence it lies in the midline of the fourth ventricle.
2. The fibers of the facial nerve lie over it to produce a bulge in the ventricle - facial colliculus.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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