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Cranial nerves

Cranial nerves

The twelve cranial nerves emerge directly from the brain and the brainstem. Via the cranial nerves, information is exchanged between the brain and areas of th... More.
  1. 12 cranial nerves
    Overview of the 12 cranial nerves.
  2. Olfactory nerve
    Course of the olfactory nerve viewed from the left side of a parasagittal section.
  3. Optic nerve
    Optic nerve and visual pathway.
  4. Oculomotor, trochlear and abducens nerves
    Course of the oculomotor, abducens and trochlear nerves.
  5. Ophthalmic nerve
    Course and branches of the ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal nerve.
  6. Maxillary nerve
    Course and branches of the maxillary branch of the trigeminal nerve.
  7. Mandibular nerve
    Course and branches of the mandibular branch of the trigeminal nerve.
  8. Facial nerve
    Nuclei, course and branches of the facial nerve.
  9. Vestibulocochlear nerve
    Nuclei, course and branches of the vestibulocochlear nerve.
  10. Glossopharyngeal nerve
    Course, branches and nuclei of the glossopharyngeal nerve.
  11. Vagus nerve
    Course, branches and nuclei of the vagus nerve.
  12. Accessory nerve
    Course, branches and nuclei of the accessory nerve.
  13. Hypoglossal nerve
    Course, branches and nuclei of the hypoglossal nerve.
  14. Cranial nerves
    [86 questions] - Clinical anatomy, topography, functions and more details related to the cranial nerves.
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