Cranial Nerve

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  1. Olfactory Nerve
    (I)
    • Sensory: Carries olfactory signals from nose to brain
    • Motor: None
  2. Optic Nerve
    (II)
    • Sensory: Conveys visual information from retina to the brain
    • Motor: None
  3. Oculomotor Nerve
    (III)
    • Sensory: Propioception of eyeball and eyelid
    • Motor:
    • Innervates most external eye muscles, muscle that elevates eyelid(somatic/voluntary)
    • Innervates iris & ciliary body (autonomic)
  4. Trochlear Nerve
    (IV)
    • Sensory: Propioception of eyebal position
    • Motor: Innervates the superior oblique  muscle of eye
  5. Trigeminal Nerve
    (V)
    • Opthalmic Branch
    • Sensory: Innervates skin of superior part of face & scalp, includes eyelids + cornea
    • Maxillary Branch
    • Sensory: Innervates the skin of midregion of the face, maxillary teeth
    • Mandibular Branch
    • Sensory: Innervates skin of inferior part of face, including ear, inside mouth, tongue, lips
    • Propioception of jaw position
    • Motor: Innervates muscles
  6. Abducens Nerve
    (VI)
    • Sensory:Propioception of eyeball position
    • Motor: Innervates lateral rectus (abducts eyeball)
  7. Facial Nerve
    (VII)
    • Sensory: Innervates taste buds of anterior 2/3 of tongue
    • Propioception of facial skin position
    • Motor:
    • Innervates muscles of facial expression(somatic), salivary, and lacrimal glands(Autonomic)
  8. Vestibulocochlear Nerve
    (VIII)
    Sensory: Conducts auditory and head position information from inner ear to brain
  9. Glossopharyngeal Nerve
    (IX)
    • Sensory: Innervates the tastebuds of posterior 1/3 of tongue
    • Propioception of tongue and throat position
    • Motor: Innervates muscles of tongue & throat(somatic) and salivary glands(Autonomic)
  10. Vagus
    (X)
    • Sensory:
    • Conveys pressure, stretch, and pain sensations from above organs
    • Motor: Innervate heart, airways, lungs, digestive organs, and blood vessels that supply them (autonomic)
    • Innervates throat muscles involved in swallowing
  11. Accessory Nerve
    (XI)
    • Sensory: Propioception of head + neck position
    • Motor: Innervates sternocleidomastoid and trapezius
  12. Hypoglossal Nerve
    (XII)
    • Sensory: Propioception of tongue and throat position
    • Motor: Innervates muscles of tongue and throat for swallowing and speech
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    I. OLFACTORY NERVE
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    II. OPTIC NERVE
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    III. OCULOMOTOR NERVE
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    IV. TROCHLEAR NERVE
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    V. TRIGEMINAL NERVE
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    VI.ABDUCENS NERVE
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    VII. FACIAL NERVE
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    VIII. VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE
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    IX. GLOSSOPHARYNGEAL NERVE
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    (X) VAGUS NERVE
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    (XI) ACCESSORY NERVE
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    (XII) HYPOGLOSSAL NERVE
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    IX. GLOSSOPHARYNGEAL NERVE

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Cranial Nerve
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2015-05-12 06:22:30
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Cranial Nerves and their functions
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