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CN Nuclei

Cranial Nerve Nuclei at Stanford

NucleusCranial Nerve InvolvedMotor Info DestinationParasympathetic DestinationSensory Info SourceType of Information
Spinal nucleus of 5 V, VII, IX, X Sensory
Dorsal column nuclei NA Big 4
Solitary nucleus IX, X, VII Taste
Vestibular nucleus VIII Balance
Cochlear nucleus VIII Audition
Principal sensory nucleus of 5 V, VII, IX, X Big 4 for face
Mesencephalic nucleus of 5 V Sensory for jaw
Hypoglossal nucleus XII Tongue muscles
Nucleus ambiguus IX, X, XI
Facial Nucleus VII Motor for face
Abducens Nucleus VI Eye movement
Motor nucleus of 5 V
Trochlear Nucleus IV
Oculomotor Nucleus III Eye movement
Dorsal motor nucleus of 10 X Parasympathetic
Edinger-Westphal Nucleus III Parasympathetic for ciliary muscles
Salivatory Nuclei IX, VII Parasympathetic
Created by: RSussman