Cranial Nerve Flashcards Preview

Anatomy > Cranial Nerve > Flashcards

Flashcards in Cranial Nerve Deck (12)
1

Accessory

11 - Roots arise from motor neurons in the first 5 cerivcal spinal cord segments, they ascend and enter the cranial cavity through foramen magnum

2

Hypoglossal

12 - Rootlets from anterior surface of medulla, pass anteriorly across the posterior cranial fossa

3

Oculomotor

3 - Between midbrain and pons; ventral side of brainstem, inferior to mammillary bodys, cerebral peduncle

4

Olfactory

1 - Olfactory bulb

5

Trigeminal

5 - Anterolateral pons

6

Optic

2 - Optic chiasm, superior to infundibulum 

7

Trochlear

4 - Cerebellar peduncle (inferior to: inferior colliculus, superior to: superior cerebellar peduncle and lateral lemniscus

8

Abducent

6 - Ventral aspect of brainstem; between the pons and medulla (medially)

9

Vestibulocochlear

8 - Dosal aspect of brainstem (superior to: inf. Cerebellar peduncle; inferior to fasciculus gracilis)

10

Vagus

10 - Anterolateral aspect of medulla, behind the olive inferior to the glossopharyngeal nerve

11

Glossopharyngeal

9 - Rootlets from anterolateral aspect of upper medulla o.

12

Facial

7 - Ventral aspect of brainstem between the pons and medulla (laterally)