BCECE Medical BCECE Medical Solved Papers-2009

  • question_answer Total number of pairs of cranial nerves in human is 

    A)  12                

    B)  10

    C)  6                

    D) 20

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    There are 12 pairs of cranial nerves in humans. They are attached to the brain and are transmitted through foramina in the base of the cranium. They are named from before backward as follows: 1st Olfactory 2nd Optic 3rd Oculomotor 4th Trochlear 5th Trigeminal 6th Abducent 7th Facial 8th Acoustic 9th Glossopharyngeal 10th Vagus 11th Accessory 12th Hypoglossal


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