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What is the mnemonic for the 12 cranial nerves?

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Transmit impulses associated with smell

Olfactory

3

Transmits impulses associated with vision

Optic

4

Transmit impulses to muscles that raise eyelids, move eyes, adjust the amount of light entering eyes, focus lenses

Oculomotor

5

Transmits impulses that move the eyes

Trochlear

6

Transmit impulses from the surface of your face (scalp, eyelids, glands)

Trigeminal

7

Transmits impulses from surface of things associated with conditions of muslces

Abducens

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Transmit impulses associated with taste receptors and tongue, facial expression, and salivary glands

Facial

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Transmit impulses associated with hearing and equlibrium

Vestibulocochlear

10

Transmit impulses from pharynx, tonsils, posterior tongue, carotid arteries, salivary glands

Glossopharyngeal

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Somatic transmits to muscles associated with speech and swallowing. Autonomic transmits to heart, smooth muscles, glands.

Vagus

12

Transmit impulses to muscles of the soft plate, pharynx, larynx, neck and back

Accessory

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Transmit impulses to muscles that move the tongue

Hypoglossal