Looking upward with your eyes requires the contraction of the: a. lateral rectus muscle b....

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Looking upward with your eyes requires the contraction of the:

a. lateral rectus muscle

b. superior oblique muscle

c. superior rectus muscle

d. inferior rectus muscle.

Extraocular Muscles

There are six extraocular muscles for each eye in the human body. These muscle control the directions in which the eyes moves. These directions include: up, down, left and right.

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Muscles of the Head and Neck: Anatomy, Motion & Support

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Chapter 6 / Lesson 3
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The muscles of the head and neck are responsible for a variety of movements, including facial expression, mastication, and eye movement, in addition to moving the head. This lesson identifies and describes the major muscles of the head and neck along with their general action.


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