Tag Archives: Cranial nerves

Mnemonic for 12 cranial nerves and their types.

We know that there are 12 pairs of cranial nerves which originate from the brain and brainstem. Remembering the names of these cranial nerves is easily mastered but it is difficult to remember their type ie whether they are Sensory …

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Cranial nerves,functions and their exit routes from skull

  Interesting facts regarding cranial nerves. Olfactory nerve is the only sensory cranial nerve that projects directly to the cerebral cortex. Optic nerve terminates in thalamus Vagus nerve is the only cranial nerve which supplies in areas other than head …

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