List of Mnemonics For The Cranial Nerves

List Of Mnemonics For The Cranial Nerves


As one author has noted, "Generations of biology and medical students have relied on mnemonic (memory-aiding) phrases and ditties, ranging from sublimely silly to the unprintably ribald, to help them remember the cranial nerves..."

The cranial nerves are:

  • I - Olfactory nerve
  • II - Optic nerve
  • III - Oculomotor nerve
  • IV - Trochlear nerve
  • V - Trigeminal nerve/dentist nerve
  • VI - Abducens nerve
  • VII - Facial nerve
  • VIII - Vestibulocochlear nerve/Auditory nerve
  • IX - Glossopharyngeal nerve
  • X - Vagus nerve
  • XI - Accessory nerve/Spinal accessory nerve
  • XII - Hypoglossal nerve

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... You have one nose, so the olfactory nerve is CN I, and it controls the sense of smell and innervates the nose ... You have two eyes, so the optic nerve is CN II, which functions to produce vision ... CN VII A mnemonic for the names of the five branches of the Facial nerve is To Zanzibar By Motor Car, where the five branches are the Temporal, Zygomatic, Buccal, Mandibular and Cervical branches ...

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