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13. The Peripheral Nervous System
Introduction to the Peripheral Nervous System

13. The Peripheral Nervous System

Introduction to the Peripheral Nervous System

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Textbook Question

First, write the Roman numeral that corresponds to each named cranial nerve (after the abbreviation CN). Second, match the cranial nerve with its correct function from the column on the right.


CN____               

______Vestibulocochlear nerve

CN____           ​ ​

______Trigeminal nerve

CN____           ​ ​

_______Hypoglossal nerve

CN____           ​ ​

_______Abducens nerve

CN____           ​ ​

_______Vagus nerve

CN____           ​ ​

_______Olfactory nerve

CN____            ​ ​

_______Accessory nerve

CN____           ​ ​

_______Oculomotor nerve

CN____           ​ ​

_______Facial nerve

CN____           

_______Optic nerve

CN____           ​ ​

_______Glossopharyngeal nerve

CN____           

_______Trochlear nerve


a. Motor to the lateral rectus muscle

b. Motor to the muscles of facial expression; lacrimation; salivation; taste to the anterior two-thirds of the tongue

c. Sense of smell

d. Motor to the muscles for swallowing; salivation; taste to the posterior one-third of the tongue; somatic sensation from the throat

e. Senses of hearing and equilibrium

f. Motor to the superior oblique muscle

g. Motor to the tongue

h. Motor to the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles

i. Sense of vision

j. Motor to muscles of swallowing and speaking; parasympathetic innervation to thoracic and abdominal viscera; sense of taste from the throat

k. Sensory to the face; motor to the muscles of mastication

l. Motor to four of six extrinsic eye muscles; constricts the pupil; changes the shape of the lens; opens the eyelid

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