Friday, June 4, 2010

Cranial nerves - Sensory, motor and mixed

This mnemonic must have come earlier in this post, but I thought that this subject has numerous mnemonics to it's credit including a lot of obscene ones. For sake of completion, let me include something different.

Remember OOOTTA-FAG-VAH for the cranial nerves in order:
  1. Olfactory
  2. Optic
  3. Occulomotor
  4. Trochlear
  5. Trigeminal
  6. Abducens
  7. Facial
  8. Auditory 
  9. Glossopharangeal
  10. Vagus
  11. Accessory spinal
  12. Hypoglossal 

Notes: To remember the first three OOOs, also remeber LPC (?Little PC) to remember the second letters of OLfactory, OPtic and OCculomotor in that order. Next, the TT - remember 0 & 1 which look like tr0chlear & tr1geminal (0 comes before 1). When somebody asks you which is the 10th cranial nerve, be quick to respond 10 / 2 = 5 = V (Roman) for Vagus
The mnemonics to remember the types of cranial nerves:
Some Say Money Matters, But My Brother Says Big Brains Matter More
S = Sensory, M = Motor, B = Both (sensory + motor)
(The first letters of the sentence gives you the property of each of the cranial nerves in order - So, Olfactory is Sensory, Optic is Sensory, Occulomotor is motor..... and so on)

4 comments :

angela said...

On Occassion Of Treat The Attractive Faces Are Girl Visitor, Sooo Hurray!!

On - Olfactory
Occassion - Optic
Of- Occulomotor
Treat - Trochlear
The - Trigeminal
Attractive - Accessory
Faces - Facial
Are - Auditory
Girl - Glossopharyngeal
Visitor - Vagus
Soo - Spinal Accessory
Hurray - Hypoglossal

Anonymous said...

BRIXXXXX
OH OH OH TO TOUCH A GIRLS'S VAGINA A HEAVEN
SEXY SECREATARY MAKES MONEY, BUT MY BOSS SAYS BIG BOOBS MAKE MORE

Anonymous said...

BRIXXXXXXX F.
CORRECTION....
OH OH OH TO TOUCH AND FEEL A GIRL'S VAGINA, A HEAVEN.

SEXY SECRETARY MAKES MONEY, BUT MY BOSS SAYS BIG BOOBS MAKE MORE.

Anonymous said...

Oh Olfactory
Oh Optic
Oh Oculomotor
Try Trochlear
Try Trigeminal
Again, Abducens
For Facial
Autumn's Auditory
Glare Glosopharyngeal
Vexes Vagus
All Accessory (Spinal)
Hope Hypoglosal

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