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Can you name the Cranial Nerves?

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FunctionCranial NervesExtra Info
Functions in parasympathetic nervous system to constrict pupils
Exits the Skull through the cribriform plate and functions in smell
Only cranial nerve that doesn't leave the cranial cavity
Innervates post. belly of the digastric, stylohyoid, and stapedius muscles
Innervates all larynx muscles, all pharynx muscles (except stylopharyngeus), all palate muscles (except tensor veli palatini)
Innervates anterior belly of digastric, mylohyoid, tensor veli palatini, and tensor tympani muscles
Lesion of this nerve = deviation of tongue TOWARD damaged nerve. 'You lick your wounds'
Parasympathetic to the Parotid gland via otic ganglion
Lesion of this nerve = medial deviation of eye
Lesion of this nerve = vertical diplopia and head tilted away from affected side.
Lesion of this nerve would impede abducting the arm above 90 degrees
Potentially damaged from tumor on pituitary gland.

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