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List the cranial nerves: signify each of the nerves function, which ones have parasympathic innervation, which ones are involved in smell, sight, auditin?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
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In brief: The cranial nerves

I controls smell; ii vision; iii, iv, and vi all control eye movement; v controls part of the face sensory and muscle; vii is the main facial nerve and controls facial movements; viii is the auditory and vestibular (balance) nerve; xi controls part of the throat & tongue; x controls the gag reflex and parasympathetic function; xi controls the large strap muscle on the side of the neck; xii tongue.

In brief: The cranial nerves

I controls smell; ii vision; iii, iv, and vi all control eye movement; v controls part of the face sensory and muscle; vii is the main facial nerve and controls facial movements; viii is the auditory and vestibular (balance) nerve; xi controls part of the throat & tongue; x controls the gag reflex and parasympathetic function; xi controls the large strap muscle on the side of the neck; xii tongue.
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