Oculomotor Nerve Flashcards Preview

Spinal Anatomy I - Exam 3 > Oculomotor Nerve > Flashcards

Flashcards in Oculomotor Nerve Deck (5):
1

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

somatic efferent (SE)

2

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

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

3

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

oculomotor nuclear complex

4

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

the midbrain

5

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

Decks in Spinal Anatomy I - Exam 3 Class (94):