12 terms

Cranial Nerve Functions

Olfactory Nerve
sense of smell, sensory
Optic Nerve
sight sensation
Oculomotor Nerve
eye movement pupil contraction
Trochlear Nerve
motor only to oblique eye
Trigeminal Nerve
sensation to face, activates muscles for mastication
Abducens Nerve
lateral eye movement, motor
Facial Nerve
motor to facial expression, salvitory glands, tear secretion sensory for taste buds, face and scalp
Vestibulocochlear Nerve
hearing, balance and posture
Glossopharyngeal Nerve
motor for swallowing, salvitory glands sensory for throat, blood pressure, taste in the back of tongue
Vagus Nerve
motor to throat (swallowing), heart, lungs, GI tract sensory for same areas and deep taste from throat
Spinal Accessory Nerve
motor to trapezius, sternocleidomastoid (neck)
Hypoglossal Nerve
controls tongue movement