Identify the cranial nerves by name, identifying if the nerve is sensory, motor, or mixed and its major function.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 5:00 am ad1c9bdddf
The names of the cranial nerves are as follows:
I - Olfactory
II - Optic
III - Oculomotor
IV - Trochlear
V - Trigeminal
VI - Abducens
VII - Facial
VIII - Vestibulocochlear (or Acoustic)
IX - Glossopharyngeal
X - Vagus
XI - Accessory
XII - Hypoglossal
Here is a helpful memory device to remember whether a nerve is sensory (S), motor (M), or both (B). Note that both means mixed with reference to your question.
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Using this memory device, you can fill in the type of nerve for numbers I to XII.
I - Olfactory (S)
II - Optic ...
The cranial nerves are named and identified according to sensory, motor or mixed classification. The major functions of each cranial nerve are discussed. Memory devices are included to facilitate the learning of the cranial nerves.