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

A list of the 12 cranial nerves, the type of nerve, what number the nerve is, and the function of the nerve. WITHOUT the # of the nerve. Not for the Beginner, more for an Intermediate student.
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Olfactory
Sense of smell
Optic
Sense of sight.
Oculomotor
Movement of eyeball. Pupil constriction. Raise eyelids, move eyes, regulate the size of pupils, focus of lenses.
Trochlear
Eye movement, proprioception.
Trigeminal
Sensations of the head, face,scalp, teeth. Chewing movements, and muscle sense.
Abducens
Eye movement.
Facial
Contractions of facial muscles, facial expressions, secretion of saliva, taste.
Vestibulocochlear
Sense of hearing and equilibrium.
Glossopharyngeal
Sense of taste & swallowing, pharynx contraction. Secretion of saliva, aid in reflex control of blood pressure and respiration.
Vagus
Transmit impulses to muscles associated with speech, swallowing, the heart, smooth muscles of visceral organs in the thorax and abdomen.
Accessory
Turning movements of the head, movements of the shoulder and viscera, voice production.
Hypoglossal
Tongue movements
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