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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ok-yuh-loh-moh-ter]
    • /ˌɒk yə loʊˈmoʊ tər/
    • /ˈɒk.jʊ.ləˌməʊ.tər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ok-yuh-loh-moh-ter]
    • /ˌɒk yə loʊˈmoʊ tər/

Definitions of oculomotor word

  • adjective oculomotor moving or tending to move the eyeball: an oculomotor muscle. 1
  • noun oculomotor Of or relating to the motion of the eye. 1
  • adjective oculomotor relating to or causing eye movements 0
  • adjective oculomotor moving the eyeball; specif. designating or of either nerve of the third pair of cranial nerves, arising in the midbrain and supplying four of the six muscles that move each eyeball 0

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Origin of oculomotor

First appearance:

before 1880
One of the 23% newest English words
First recorded in 1880-85; oculo- + motor

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oculomotor popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 71% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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