Supplies motor and sensory parasympathetic fibres to pretty much everything from the neck

Supplies motor and sensory parasympathetic fibres to pretty much everything from the neck

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Cranial Nerves * Supplies motor and sensory parasympathetic fibres to pretty much everything from the neck down to the first third of the transverse colon. * it is involved in, amongst other things, such as heart rate gastrointestinal peristalsis, sweating, and speech (via the recurrent laryngeal nerve) and also the controls a few skeletal muscle of the pharynx and larynx: levator veli palatini muscle salpingopharyngeus muscle stylopharyngeus muscle palatoglossus muscle palatopharyngeus muscle superior, middle and inferior pharyngeal constrictors Accessory Nerve (CN XI) (CN XI) * innervates the soft palate, pharynx, larynx, sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles in the neck (see Figure 11.01). * The sternocleidomastoid muscle turns the head and the trapezius muscle braces the shoulder and rotates the scapula during elevation of the upper limbs. (CN XI) * There are two distinct parts of the accessory nerve, the cranial root and the spinal root, * cranial part joining the vagus nerve to innervate the larynx, some parts of the pharynx
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