Muscle Innervation

Origin

Insertion

Primary Secondary function function

Tertiary function

Inserted into the sclera distance

Superior Annulus of eye (anterior, Superior branch of Zinn from superior Elevation rectus oculomotor tendinous ring surface) nerve

Intorsion

Adduction[1] 7.9mm

Inferior Annulus of eye (anterior, Inferior branch of Zinn from inferior Depression Extorsion rectus oculomotor tendinous ring surface) nerve

Adduction[1] 6.6mm

Lateral rectus

Abducens nerve

Annulus of eye (anterior, Zinn from lateral Abduction tendinous ring surface)

7.0mm

Medial rectus

Inferior Annulus of eye (anterior, branch of Zinn from medial Adduction oculomotor tendinous ring surface) nerve

5.8mm

Superior Trochlear oblique nerve

Annulus of Zinn via the Trochlea of superior oblique which forms a 'pulley system'.

eye (posterior, superior, Intorsion lateral surface)

Depression Abduction[1]

Inferior Inferior branch of Maxillary oblique oculomotor bone nerve

eye (posterior, inferior, Extorsion lateral surface)

Elevation

Abduction[1

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