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Cranial Nerves Lecture Exam #3
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List the cranial nerves by name and number
Which cranial nerves are pure sensory?
CN I and CN II
What cranial nerves stimulate mastication?
What cranial nerves carry parasympathetic output?
CN III, CN VII, CN IX, and CN X
What cranial nerves innervate the skeletal muscles of the eye?
CN III, CN IV, and CN VI
What cranial nerve(s) innervates most of the muscles of the face (except for those of mastication)?
Which cranial nerves carry information for blood pressure using baroreceptors?
CN IX and CN X
Which cranial nerves are responsible for carrying motor (efferent) information?
CN III, CN IV, CN XI, CN XII
Which cranial nerves are responsible for carrying both efferent and afferent information?
All of them except CN I and CN II
What cranial nerves are responsible for carrying purely sensory information (afferent)?
CN I and CN II
CN VIII is what nerve and carries what type of information?
Vestibulocochlear, and it carries both efferent and afferent information (despite other sources claiming it is pure sensory, it is not)
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