lacertus musculi recti lateralis -->
lacertus of lateral rectus muscle
medical dictionary

<anatomy> The part of the tendon of origin of the lateral rectus muscle attaching to the greater wing of the sphenoid bone, lateral to the common tendinous ring; often incorrectly equated to the lateral check ligament of the eyeball.

Synonyms: lacertus musculi recti lateralis.

(05 Mar 2000)