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Flashcards in Taste, Hearing, Balance (Lecture #17) Deck (12):
1

which CN is responsible for taste on anterior 2/3 of tongue

VII

2

which CN is responsible for taste on posterior 1/3 of tongue

IX

3

which CN is responsible for taste on epiglottis and pharynx

X

4

where do neurons that detect taste send their axons

nucleus solitarius

5

which CN is responsible for hearing

VIII

6

ampullae

receptors in semicircular canals that detect angular movement of head

7

macula

receptors found in utricle and saccule that detect linear acceleration and head tilt

8

where are cupula found

in ampulae

9

vestibular ocular reflex

automatic change in eye position in response to head movement

10

cranial nerves involved in vestibular ocular reflex

VIII, VI, III

11

nuclei involved in auditory pathway

cochlear nuclei
inferior olivary nucleus
inferior colliculus
medial geniculate nucleus

12

which motor pathway is activated by the vestibular system if you are knocked off balance

lateral vestibular pathway