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Mnemonic CN names

oh, oh, oh to touch and feel a girls vagina ahh heaven

Mnemonic CN type

some say marry money but my brother says bad business marry money

CN I

olfactory, sensory
smell reception & interpretation

CN II

optic, sensory
visual acuity & visual fields

CN III

oculomotor, motor
motor = raise eyelids, most extra ocular movements
Para = pupil constriction, change lens shape

CN IV

trochlear, motor
motor = downward, inward eye movement

CN V

trigeminal, motor
jaw opening & clenching, chewing & mastication

CN VI

abducens, motor
lateral eye movement

CN VII

facial, both
motor = facial expression muscles except jaw, close eyes, labial speech sounds
sensory = taste - anterior 2/3, sensation to pharynx
para = secretion of saliva & tears

CN VIII

acoustic, sensory
hearing & equilibrium

CN IX

glossopharyngeal, both
motor = voluntary muscles for swallowing & phonation
sensory = sensation of nasopharynx, gag reflex, taste - posterior 1/3
para = secretion of salivary glands, carotid reflex

CN X

vagus, both
motor = voluntary muscles of phonation (guttural speech & swallowing
sensory = sensation behind ears and part of external ear canal
para = secretion of digestive enzymes; perastalsis, carotid reflex, involuntary actions of heart, lungs & digestive tract

CN XI

spinal accessory, motor
turn head, shrug shoulders, some actions for phonation

CN XII

hypoglossal, motor
tongue movement for speech sound articulation & swallowing

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