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Cranial Nerves

Sensory fibers transmit impulses associated with the sense of smell. Type: Sensory I Olfactory
Sensory fibers transmit impulses associated with the sense of vision. Type: Sensory II Optic
Motor fibers transmit impulses to muscles that raise eyelids, move eyes, adjust the amount of light entering the eyes, and focus lenses. Can be sensory with muscle condition.Type: Primarily Motor III Oculomotor
Motor fibers transmit impulses to muscles that move the eyes. Type: Primarily Motor IV Trochlear
Sensory from eye surface, tear glands, scalp, forehead, uppereyelids, teeth, gums, lips, liking of palate, facial skin, and jaw skin and is a Motor for muscles in the floor of the mouth and muscles for mastication. Type: Mixed V Trigeminal (Ophthalmic, Maxillary and Mandibular divisions.)
Motor for eye muscles and Sensory for muscle condition. Type: Primarily Motor VI Abducens
Sensory with taste receptors for anterior of tongue and Motor for facial expression, tear glands, and salivary glands. Type: Mixed VII Facial
Sensory with the sense of equilibrium and hearing. Type: Sensory VIII Vestibulocochlear (vestibular and cochlear branches.)
Sensory for pharynx, tonsils, posterior tongue and carotid arteries. Type: Mixed IX Glossopharyngeal
Somatic motor fibers for speech and swallowing muscles; Autonomic motor fibers for the heart, smooth muscles and thorax and abdominal glands. Type: Mixed X Vagus
Motor for soft palate, pharynx, larynx, neckband back. Type: Primarily Motor XI Accessory (cranial and spinal branches.)
Motor for tongue muscles. Type: Primarily Motor XII Hypoglossal
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