Cranial Nerves

Jocele Pao-yu Wang jocele at
Mon Mar 13 03:43:13 EST 1995

Leslie Gartner (lgartner at wrote:
: On Fri, 10 Mar 1995, Weazer and/or Nivek wrote:

: > 
: > Can any of you smart dudes out there tell me how many Cranial
: > Nerves there are in the human body?????> 
: > 
: There are 12 cranial nerves in the human (actually twelve pairs of 
: cranial nerves). Olfactory; optic; oculomotor; trochlear; trigeminal; 
: abducent; facial; acoustic; glossopharyngeal; vagus; accessory; and 
: hypoglossal.

: Les Gartner
: lgartner at

	Just thought I'd share the ditty that I learned in high school to 
help remember the nerves and their order:  On Old Olympics Tiny Tops A 
Fin And German Viewed Some Hops...........
	Of course now 7 years later, I can remember the poem in a flash
but have a harder time remembering the nerves. 
	--------> jocele  =)

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