12 Cranial Nerves ~ Basic Functions

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Roman numeral, Name, Type, & ~BASIC~ function of the 12 Cranial Nerves.

I
Olfactory

Sensory Nerve
Smell

II
Optic

Sensory Nerve
Vision

III
Oculomotor

Motor Nerve
Moves Eyes

IV
Trochlear

Motor Nerve
Moves eyes

V
TRIgeminal

Mixed Nerve ~ 3 Branches:
1.Opthalmic ~ Tears / Sensory
2. Maxillary ~ Upper teeth / Sensory
3. Mandibular ~ Chewing / Sensory & Motor

VI
Abducens

Motor Nerve
Moves eyes

VII
Facial

Mixed Nerve
Facial expression / Motor
Taste / Sensory

VIII
Vestibulocochlear

Sensory Nerve ~ 2 Branches:
1. Vestibular ~ equilibrium
2. Cochlear ~ Hearing

IX
Glossopharyngeal

MIxed Nerve
Pharynx / Motor
Tongue / Sensory

X
Vagus (The Wanderer)

Mixed Nerve
Speech / Motor
Viscera of Thorax & Abdomen / Motor & Sensory

XI
Accessory

Motor Nerve ~ 2 Branches:
1. Cranial ~ Pharynx
2. Spinal ~ Neck & Back

XII
Hypoglossal

Motor Nerve
Tongue

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