The loci of the major cell groups and fiber tracts at the level of the midbrain. IC = inferior colliculus; LC = locus ceruleus; MLF = medial longitudinal fasciculus; Mes V = mesencephalic nucleus of cranial nerve (CN) V; MO V = motor nucleus of CN V; MO VII = motor nucleus of CN VII; RN = red nucleus; SC = superior colliculus; SN = substantia nigra; VI = nucleus of CN VI; IV = nucleus of CN IV; III = nucleus of CN III.
The facial nerve, or the seventh cranial nerve has both sensory and motor functions. For sensory, it is involved with taste on the anterior 2/3 portion of the tongue. For motor, is controls facial expressions, as well as tear, nasal, and palatine glands.
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