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

somatic efferent (SE)


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)


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

somatic efferent pathway


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

the pons


What is the efferent nucleus for the sixth cranial nerve?

abducens motor nucleus or abducent motor nucleus


The sixth cranial nerve will innervate what target organ?

lateral rectus

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