Anatomy Dissected: CNVII (facial nerve)

It’s time for the 7th video in our Anatomy Dissected series on the cranial nerves! In this week’s video, Olivia Murray covers the facial nerve, which is responsible for facial expression, taste, and the autonomic function of the salivary and tear glands.

By the end of this video you will:

  • Be able to understand the function of the facial nerve
  • Identify its course
  • Apply this knowledge in relation to facial paralysis

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