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Flashcards in cranial nerves and their functions Deck (12)
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1

olfactory

1, smell

2

optic

2, vision

3

oculomotor

3, eyelid and eyeball movement

4

trochlear

4, innervates superior oblique; turns eye downwards and laterally

5

trigeminal

5, chewing; face and mouth touch and pain

6

abducens

6, turns eye laterally

7

facial

7, controls most facial expressions, secretion of tears and saliva, taste

8

vestibulocochlear

8; hearing

9

glossopharyngeal

9; taste, senses, blood pressure

10

vagus

10, senses arctic blood pressure, slows heart rare, stimulates digestive organs, taste

11

spinal accessory

11; controls trapezius and sternocleidomastoid; controls swallowing movements

12

hypoglossal

12; controls lounge movements