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I olfactory

sense of smell

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II optic

sense of vision

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III oculomotor

pupil constriction, raising of eyelids

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IV trochlear

downward and inward movement of eyes

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V trigrminal

motor- jaw movement
sensory- sensation on the face and neck

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VI abducens

lateral movement of the eyes

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VII facial

motor- facial muscle movement
sensory- taste on the anterior two thirds of the tongue (sweet and salty)

normal: smile, whistle, wrinkle forehead; able to differentiate tastes among various agents

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VIII vestibulocochlear

sense of hearing and balance

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IX glossopharyngeal

motor- pharyngeal movement and swallowing

sensory- taste on posterior 1/3 of tongue (sour and bitter)

normal: GAG REFLEX intact, able to swallow

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X vagus

swallowing and speaking

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XI spinal accessory

motor- flexion and rotation of head; shrugging of shoulders

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XII hypoglossal

motor- tongue movements

normal: can move tongue side to side and stick it out symmetrically and in midline