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Flashcards in Abducent/Abducens Nerve Deck (6):
1

What type of motor fibers are conveyed by the abducent nerve?

somatic efferent (SE)

2

What is the embryonic origin of skeletal muscles innervated by the abducent nerve?

the skeletal muscle is derived from the somites hence somatic efferent (SE)

3

At its apparent origin cranial nerve VI conveys which classification of neural pathways?

somatic efferent pathway

4

What is the site of the apparent origin of the sixth cranial nerve from the brain?

the pons

5

What is the efferent nucleus for the sixth cranial nerve?

abducens motor nucleus or abducent motor nucleus

6

The sixth cranial nerve will innervate what target organ?

lateral rectus

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