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Cranial Nerves

12 cranial nerves

I. Olfactory Smell (sensory)
II. Optic Vision (sensory)
III. Oculomotor Raise eyelids, move eyes, regulate the size of pupils, focus of lenses (motor)
IV. Trochlear Eye movements, proprioception (motor)
V. Trigeminal Sensations of the head and face, chewing movements, and muscle sense (mixed)
VI. Abducens Produce movements of the eyes (motor)
VII. Facial Facial expressions, secretion of saliva, taste (mixed)
VIII. Vestibulocochlear Balance or equilibrium sense. Hearing. (sensory)
IX.Glossopharyngeal Taste or other sensations of tongue, swallowing, secretion of saliva, aid in reflex control of blood pressure, and respiration (mixed)
X. Vagus Transmit impulses to muscles associated with speech, swallowing, the heart, smooth muscles of visceral organs in the thorax, and abdomen (mixed)
XI. Accessory (spinal) Turning movements of the head, movements of the shoulder and viscera, voice production (motor)
XII. Hypoglossal Tongue movements (motor)
Created by: inetta