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Name the visceral nucleus of origin of the oculomotor nerve for parasympathertic nervous system.

Edinger-Westphal nucleus.

1

All of the following describe the passage of the oculomotor nerve EXCEPT;

A.) Passes through the tegmentum and red nucleus.
B.) Passes medial part of substancia nigra.
C.) Emerges in the interpeduncular sulcus.
D.) Passes through the pontine cistern. *

2

Name the nerves that pass through the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus.

Look Up

3

On the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus, the oculomotor communicates with the _________ nerve for the proprioceptive information from the five extrinsic eye muscles.

Ophthalmic.

4

Name two muscles that are innervated by the superior ramus of the oculomotor nerve.

Levator palpabrae superioris, superior rectus.

5

The inferior ramus of the oculomotor nerve innervates all of the following, EXCEPT.

A.) Medial rectus
B.) Superior rectus *
C.) Inferior rectus
D.) Inferior obliqus

6

Name the neuron where the most presynaptic neurons of the Edinger-Westphal's nucleus synapse with the postganglionic fibers.

Cilliary ganglion.

7

Name the nerve, which receives the proprioceptive fibers from the five extrinsic eye muscles.

Internal carotid plexus.

8

The cortical center of the oculomotor nerve is the Brodmann area?

8

9

Name the cortical center for the eye movement.

Superior frontal gyrus.

10

Name the visceral muscle which is not controlled by the sympathetic nervous system.

Constrictor pupillae

11

The major sympathetic nerves for the head are carried by the internal carotid plexus of the?

Internal carotid nerve.