The abducens nerve is the sixth pair of cranial nerves; thus, the cranial nerve VI. These nerves are quite small and stem from the pons (at the base of the brain). They enter the orbits of the eyes and supply motor impulses to a pair of external eye muscles, called the lateral rectus muscles.
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