Cranial nerves quizlet biology:
The man’s body has 12 cranial nerves, each serving specific functions. Here’s a brief overview:
- Olfactory (I): Responsible for the sense of smell.
- Optic (II): Responsible for vision.
- Oculomotor (III): Controls most eye movements and pupil constriction.
- Trochlear (IV): Controls the superior oblique muscle of the eye.
- Trigeminal (V): Responsible for sensation in the face and control of the muscles used in chewing.
- Abducens (VI): Controls the lateral rectus muscle of the eye.
- Facial (VII): Controls facial muscles and expression, taste from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue.
- Vestibulocochlear (VIII): Responsible for hearing and balance.
- Glossopharyngeal (IX): Controls the throat muscles and taste from the posterior one-third of the tongue.
- Vagus (X): Regulates the heart, lungs, and digestive tract.
- Accessory (XI): Controls the muscles used in head movement.
- Hypoglossal (XII): Controls the muscles of the tongue.
You might find creating flashcards or quiz questions based on this information helpful to reinforce your understanding. Feel free to ask if you have specific questions about any of these nerves or their functions!