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Cranial nerves

purely SENSORY; carries impulses for the sense of SMELL olfactory
purely SENSORY; carries impulses for VISION optic
supplies MOTOR fibers to FOUR of the SIX muscles (superior, inferior, and medial rectus, and inferior oblique) that DIRECT THE EYEBALL; to the EYELID; and to the INTERNAL EYE muscles controlling LENS SHAPE and PUPIL SIZE oculomotor
supplies MOTOR fibers for ONE EXTERNAL EYE muscle (superior oblique) trochlear
conducts SENSORY impulses from the SKIN of the FACE and MUCOSA of the NOSE and MOUTH; also contains MOTOR fibers that activate the CHEWING muscles trigeminal
supplies MOTOR fibers to the LATERAL RECTUS muscle, which ROLLS THE EYE LATERALLY abducens
activates the muscles of FACIAL EXPRESSION and the LACRIMAL and SALIVARY glads; carries SENSORY impulses from the TASTE BUDS of ANTERIOR tongue facial
purely SENSORY; VESTIBULAR branch transmits impulses for the sense of BALANCE, and COCHLEAR branch transmits impulses for the sense of HEARING vestibulocochlear
supplies MOTOR fibers to the PHARYNX that promote PHARYNX that promote SWALLOWING and SALIVA production; carries SENSORY impulses from TASTE BUDS of the POSTERIOR tongue and from PRESSURE receptors of the CAROTID ARTERY glossopharyngeal
fibers carry SENSORY impulses from and MOTOR impulses to the PHARYNX, LARYNX, and the ABDOMINAL and THORACIC VISCERA; most MOTOR fibers are PARASYMPATHETIC fibers that promote DIGESTIVE activity and help regulate HEART activity vagus
mostly MOTOR fibers that activate the STERNOCLEIDOMASTOID and TRAPEZIUS muscles accessory
MOTOR fibers CONTROL tongue movements; SENSORY fibers carry impulses from the tongue hypoglossal
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