Flashcards in Cranial Nerves Deck (8)
CN I contains what types of neurons?
Specialized receptors for CN I are located where?
What structure does the axons of CN I, bipolar neuron pass through?
Where do the axons of 1st order CN I synapse on?
Where does the 2nd order neuron of CN I synapse at?
Primary olfactory cortex (prepyriform and entorhinal areas)
Where does the primary olfactory cortex have connection to?
Hypothalamus, Limbic system
What is unique about the CN I pathway?
It bypasses the thalamus