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EZ: 12 Cranial Nerves (w/the nerve #). CA LVN NCLEX. LPN. Beginner.

A list of the 12 cranial nerves, the type of nerve, what number the nerve is, and the function of the nerve. WITH the # of the nerve. Good for a Beginner.
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Olfactory
1 Sense of smell
Optic
2 Sense of sight.
Oculomotor
3 Movement of eyeball. Pupil constriction. Raise eyelids, move eyes, regulate the size of pupils, focus of lenses.
Trochlear
4 Eye movement, proprioception.
Trigeminal
5 Sensations of the head, face,scalp, teeth. Chewing movements, and muscle sense.
Abducens
6 Eye movement.
Facial
7 Contractions of facial muscles, facial expressions, secretion of saliva, taste.
Vestibulocochlear
8 Sense of hearing and equilibrium.
Glossopharyngeal
9 Sense of taste & swallowing, pharynx contraction. Secretion of saliva, aid in reflex control of blood pressure and respiration.
Vagus
10 Transmit impulses to muscles associated with speech, swallowing, the heart, smooth muscles of visceral organs in the thorax and abdomen.
Accessory
11 Turning movements of the head, movements of the shoulder and viscera, voice production.
Hypoglossal
12 Tongue movements