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Flashcards in Orbital Muscles Deck (3):
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What are the common characteristics in origin and insertion of all rectus extraocular muscles?

they all originate from a common annular tendon in the orbit
they all insert into the sclera in front of the coronal equator of the eyeball

2

What is the common characteristic regarding the insertion of both oblique extraocular muscles?

both insert onto sclera on the lateral margin of the eyeball behind the coronal equator

3

What is the common characteristic concerning the insertion of the superior and inferior rectus extraocular muscles?

they insert onto the sclera of the eyeball in front of the coronal equator and are displaced slightly medially

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