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4.8.15 Review of last six cranial nerves


Now, let's review what we've seen in the second half of this section on the nerves of the head and neck.

Here's the facial nerve inside, and outside the skull, with its frontal, orbital, buccal and marginal mandibular branches. Here's the vestibulo-cochlear nerve. Here's the glossopharyngeal nerve on the inside, and on the outside.

Here are the roots of the vagus, here's the vagus emerging. Here are its pharyngeal, superior laryngeal, and recurrent laryngeal branches. Here's the spinal accessory nerve, inside, and outside.

Here's the hypoglossal. Here it is again, here's its descending branch, here's the ansa cervicalis. Here's the sympathetic trunk. Here's the phrenic nerve

Here are the supraclavicular, great auricular, posterior auricular, lesser occipital, and greater occipital nerves.

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