Cranial Nerves: Afferent (sensory) or Efferent (Motor)

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olfactory

afferent (sensory) smell: nose

Optic

afferent (sensory) sight: eye

Oculomotor

efferent (motor) voluntary motor: levator of eyelid; superior, medial, and inferior recti; inferior oblique muscle of the eyeball. Autonomic: smooth muscle of eyeball.

Trochlear

efferent (motor) voluntary motor: superior oblique muscle of eyeball

Trigeminal

afferent (sensory) touch, pain: skin of face, mucous membranes of nose, sinuses, mouth, anterior tongue.
efferent (motor) voluntary motor: muscles of mastication

Abducens

efferent (motor) voluntary motor: lateral rectus muscle of eyeball

facial

afferent (sensory) taste: anterior tongue
efferent (motor) voluntary motor: facial muscles. Autonomic: lacrimal, submandibular, and sublingual glands

vestibulocochlear (acoustic nerve)

afferent (sensory) hearing: ear; balance: ear

glossopharyngeal

afferent (sensory) touch, pain: posterior tongue, pharynx. taste: posterior tongue
efferent (motor) voluntary motor: unimportant muscle of pharynx autonomic: parotid gland

vagus

afferent (sensory) touch, pain: pharynx, larynx, bronchi. taste: tongue, epiglottis
efferent (motor) voluntary motor: muscles of palate, pharynx, and larynx. Autonomic: thoracic and abdominal viscera

accessory

efferent (motor) voluntary motor: sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscle

hypoglossal

efferent (motor) voluntary motor: muscles of tongue.

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