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Flashcards in Cranial Nerves Deck (12):
1

CNI

Olfactory
Sensory
Smell
Origination: Forebrain
Foramen: Cribriform plate

2

CNII

Optic
Sensory
Sight
Origination: Forebrain
Foramen: Optic canal

3

CNIII

Oculomotor
Motor (parasympathetic)
Eye movement
Origination: Midbrain
Foramen: Superior orbital fissure

4

CNIV

Trochlear
Motor
Eye movement
Origination: Midbrain
Foramen: Superior orbital fissure

5

CNV

Trigeminal
Both
Sensory (face) and motor (chewing)
Origination: Pons
Foramen: Superior orbital fissure (V1), foramen rotundum (V2), foramen ovale (V3)

6

CNVI

Abducent
Motor
Eye movement
Origination: Pons
Foramen: Superior orbital fissure

7

CNVII

Facial
Both
Sensory (taste) and motor (face)
Origination: Pons
Foramen: Internal acoustic meatus

8

CNVIII

Vestibulocochlear
Sensory
Balance and hearing
Origination: Pons
Foramen: Internal acoustic meatus

9

CNIX

Glossopharyngeal
Both
Sensory (taste) and motor (swallowing)
Origination: Medulla
Foramen: Jugular foramen

10

CNX

Vagus
Both (parasympathetic)
Head, neck, thorax, abdomen
Origination: Medulla
Foramen: Jugular foramen

11

CNXI

Spinal Accessory
Motor
Head & neck movement
Origination: Medulla
Foramen: Jugular foramen

12

CNXII

Hypoglossal
Motor
Tongue movement
Origination: Medulla
Foramen: Hypoglossal canal