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What type of motor fibers to skeletal muscle are given off by the oculomotor nerve?

somatic efferent (SE)


At its apparent origin cranial nerve III conveys which classifications of neural pathways?

somatic efferent (SE) and visceral efferent (VE) pathways


What is the SE nucleus of origin for the third cranial nerve?

oculomotor nuclear complex


What is the location of the apparent origin of the third cranial nerve?

the midbrain


What are the target organs for the SE fibers carried in cranial nerve III?

- medial rectus
- inferior rectus
- superior rectus
- inferior oblique
- levator palpebrae superioris muscle of the eyelid

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