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Cranial Nerves

Olfactory Number: 1 Type: Sensory Function: Sense of Smell
Optic Number: 2 Type: Sensory Function: Vision
Oculomotor Number: 3 Type: Motor Function: Raise eyelids, move eyes, regulate the size of pupils, focus of lenses.
Trochlear Number: 4 Type: Motor Function: Eye movements, proprioception
Trigeminal Number: 5 Type: Mixed Function: Sensations of the head and face, chewing movements, and muscle sense.
Abducens Number: 6 Type: Motor Function: Produce movements of the eyes
Facial Number: 7 Type: Mixed Function: Facial expressions, secretion of saliva, taste.
Vestibulocochlear Number: 8 Type: Sensory Function: Balance or equilibrium sense. Hearing.
Glossopharyngeal Number: 9 Type: Mixed Function: Taste and other sensations of tongue, swallowing, secretion of saliva, aid in reflex control of blood pressure and respiration.
Vagus Number: 10 Type: Mixed Function: Transmit impulses to muscles associated with speech, swallowing, the heart, smooth muscles of visceral organs in the thorax, and abdomen.
Accessory Number:11 Type: Motor Function: Turning movements of the head, movements of the shoulder and viscera, voice production.
Hypoglossal Number:12 Type: Motor Function: Tongue movements
Created by: Oliverhart
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