i. Cerebral crus of the midbrain
j. Superior colliculus of the midbrain
k. Inferior colliculus of the midbrain
m. Medulla oblongata
5. While it is not visible from this view, what part of the nervous system would extend below the
6. Select any of the cranial nerves in this view. Then, in the content box, select the caret at the top left.
The caret will open a breadcrumb trail with a hierarchy of structures. In this hierarchy, select "Cranial
nerves" and use the definition to answer the following questions:
a. How many pairs of cranial nerves are there in the human body?
b. Cranial nerves are named for their connection to which part of the central nervous system?
c. How many pairs of spinal nerves are there in the human body?
B. In preparation for more extensive learning in lab, use Nervous System View 6. Cranial Nerves
to identify the 12 pairs of cranial nerves. Be sure to use the Systems menu on the left side of the
screen to deselect the skeletal, muscular, and digestive systems for the best view of the nerves.
Use the space below to write out the scientific name of each nerve and a brief description of its
1. Cranial nerve 01 (I) –
2. Cranial nerve 02 (II) –
3. Cranial nerve 03 (III) –
4. Cranial nerve 04 (IV) –
5. Cranial nerve 05 (V) –
6. Cranial nerve 06 (VI) –