Cranial Nerves

Matthew M. Collins collinso at astro.ocis.temple.edu
Thu Mar 16 09:41:31 EST 1995


The "accesory"  nerve is also called the Spinal Accesory Nerve.  This is 
were the "some" comes from.
				Collins
				Temple U.

On Mon, 13 Mar 1995, Dick Keefe wrote:

> Used to go by the name of "Spinal Accessory"...
> 
> In article <199503130442.UAA01789 at mail.netcom.com>, wrdennig at CRUZIO.COM
> (walt dennig) 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 umabnet.ab.umd.edu
> > >
> > I remember the mnemonic device: On Old Olympus Towering Tops, A Finn And
> > German Viewed Some Hops.  
> > 
> > The word *Some* has me stumped.  Was the accessory nerve ever named
> > something else?  Or have I got the mnemonic device wrong? 
> > 
> > Not a terribly serious question . . . but it's play time.
> > Walt Dennig                  Voice 408-426-6141
> > P.O. Box 578                 FAX 408-457-2104
> > Santa Cruz CA 95061-0578     wrdennig at cruzio.com
> > USA
> 
> 



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