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Cranial Nerve Anatomy 06

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Created on Saturday, September 14 2013 by jdmiles

Last modified on Saturday, September 14 2013.

Which of the following cranial nerves serves some motor function?

 
        A) CN I
 
        B) CN VIII
 
        C) Vestibulocochlear nerve
 
        D) CN II
 
        E) Hypoglossal nerve
 

 


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A) CN I

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The olfactory nerve (CN I) has a sensory component, but does not serve a motor function.  (See References)

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B) CN VIII

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The vestibulocochlear nerve (CN VIII) has a sensory component, but does not serve a motor function.  (See References)

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C) vestibulocochlear nerve

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The vestibulocochlear nerve (CN VIII) has a sensory component, but does not serve a motor function.  (See References)

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D) CN II

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The optic nerve (CN II) has a sensory component, but does not serve a motor function.  (See References)

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E) hypoglossal nerve

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The hypoglossal nerve (CN XII) has a motor component, but does not serve a sensory function.  (See References)

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References:

1. John Nolte; three-dimentional brain reconstructions by John Sundsten. The human brain: an introduction to its functional anatomy. Philadelphia, PA : Mosby/Elsevier, c2009. (ISBN:9780323041317) Advertising:
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Cranial Nerve Anatomy 06
Question ID: 91413105
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 09/14/2013
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