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NPTE Neuro 5

Cranial Nerves

NerveAfferent/Efferent Function
Olfactory Afferent: Smell
Optic Afferent: Sight
Oculomotor Efferent: Voluntary motor, levor of eyelid, superior, medial and inferior recti, inferior oblique muscle of eyeball. Autonomic: smooth muscle of eyeball
Trochlear Efferent: Voluntary: Superior oblique muscle of eyeball
Trigeminal Afferent: Touch, pain: Skin of face, mucous membranes of nose sinuses, mouth, anterior tounge Efferent: Voluntary muscles of mastication
Abducens Efferent: Lateral rectus muscle of eyeball
Facial Afferent: Taste:Anterior tounge Efferent: Voluntary: Facial Muscles. Autonomic: lacrimal, submandibular, and sublingual glands
Vestibulocochlear Afferent: Hearing and balance (ear)
Glossopharyngeal Afferent: Touch and pain of posterior tongue and pharynx. Taste of posterior tongue Efferent: Voluntary pharynx muscle. Autonomic parotid gland
Vagus Afferent: Touch and pain of pharynx, larynx and bronchi. Taste: Tongue and epiglottis Efferent: Volutnary palate, pharynx and larynx. Autonomic: thoracic and abdominal viscera
Accessory Efferent: Voluntary SCM and trap
Hypoglossal Efferent: Voluntary motor muscles of tongue
Created by: smit4163