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Cranial Nerve

Any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem.Peripheral nerves that emerge from the brain that is not part of the spinal cord. These nerves supply the motor pathways between organs in the face and upper body, and are responsible for many of our senses.


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Re: GI tract and enteric nervous system

... the gut into its own nervous system. It really is just filled full of nerves and ganglia that help to regulate the huge amount of business down ... a nerve making a jump to either the spinal cord via a synapse or to a cranial nerve through a synapse as well. Both occur! The receiving of information ...

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by daniel.kurz
Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:31 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: GI tract and enteric nervous system
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Theories - Origin of Life

... while saying evolution didn't happen. Incidentally, part of the nerve supply to the larynx , the recurrent laryngeal nerve, is another example of Rube Goldburg type design. The nerve starts as a cranial nerve , XI ? I don't recall exactly. Anyway it starts at he base of the ...

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by BDDVM
Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:07 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: UNILATERAL red-green color blindness

... with retinal pathology or compressive lesions involving the optic nerve/optic tract/occipital lobe of the brain. If the unilateral colour vision ... to detect these diseases. Both had Humphrey visual field assessments, cranial MRI's (to detect intracranial mass) and OCT (like an MRI of the retina). ...

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by Curio
Wed Mar 03, 2010 2:37 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: UNILATERAL red-green color blindness
Replies: 7
Views: 12626

eye are window to your health?

... only that, the movement of the eyes is actually controlled by different cranial nerves (III, VI, IV), so if your eyes won't turn in a certain direction, will be indicative ...

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by bionewbie
Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:32 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: eye are window to your health?
Replies: 4
Views: 4230

Re: Vagus Nerve

... a article. * major reference ( in human nervous system (anatomy): Vagus nerve (CN X or 10) ) The vagus nerve has the most extensive distribution in the body of all the cranial nerves, innervating structures as diverse as the external surface of the eardrum ...

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by sanjidcapa
Tue May 05, 2009 9:15 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
Replies: 19
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