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The 12 pairs of cranial nerves (list and image)

pairs of cranial nerves1. INTRODUCTION

In this entry I want to share with you a list of the 12 pairs of cranial nerves and an image of their locations in the brain.

I hope it is useful! 🙂

 

2. THE 12 PAIRS OF CRANIAL NERVES

  1. Olfactory nerve (I).
  2. Optic nerve (II).
  3. Oculomotor (III),
  4. Trochlear (IV).
  5. Trigeminal (V).
  6. Abducens (VI).
  7. Facial (VII).
  8. Vestibulocochlear (VIII).
  9. Glossopharyngeal (IX).
  10. Vagus (X).
  11. Accessory (XI).
  12. Hypoglossal (XII).

 

3. THEIR POSITIONS IN THE BRAIN

pairs of cranial nerves

 

4. REFERENCES

  • Saberespractico.com (2017). Los 12 pares craneales (nombre y posición). Avaliable [HERE].
  • Rigutti, A. (2002). Atlas ilustrado de Anatomía. Madrid: Susaeta.
  • Patrick J. Lynch – Wikimedia Commons (2011). Image with the location of the 12 pairs of cranial nerves in the brain. Original image avaliable [HERE].
 

Javier

PhD in Education. From Spain. Living everywhere. Passionate about learning and sharing. Welcome to Learner Trip!

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