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1

If they are pharyngeal muscles, they are associated with...

Branchial arches

2

Cranial nerve 10...
Preganglionic parasympathetic fibers come out through what to go to viscera of thorax and abdomen? Synapse where?

Through jugular foramen
Synapse in the intramural ganglion

3

Cranial nerve 10...
Preganglionic parasympathetic fibers come out through what to go to the posterior pharynx?

Through the jugular foramen

4

Cranial nerve 10...
Preganglionic parasympathetic fibers come out through what to go to the Laryngeal region? What nerve carries some parasympathetics from the "top"? What nerve carries some parasympathetics from the "bottom"?

Through the jugular foramen
Superior laryngeal nerve
Recurrent laryngeal nerve

5

When things are secreted from glands, what type of activity is it?

Parasympathetic

6

Recurrent laryngeal nerve comes back up toward larynx after it comes off of what?

The inside of the thorax
*has to travel all the way back up

7

Cranial nerve 10...
Conscious control of the pharyngeal muscles comes from what? It also travels where?

Branchial motor
With the superior laryngeal nerve
With the recurrent laryngeal nerve

8

Which laryngeal nerve does "most" of the conscious movement?

Recurrent laryngeal nerve

9

Cranial nerve 10...
Where do the GENERAL sensory fibers go?

-Posterior pharynx
-Pharyngeal musculature
-Laryngeal musclulature

10

Cranial nerve 10...
What is the special sense? Where does it go?

Taste
Goes to epiglottis

11

The epiglottis is responsible for indicating when you do what?

Ingest water