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Nervous System

Peripheral Nervous System: Somatic Nervous System

How many cranial nerves are in the human body?

There are twelve pairs of cranial nerves in the human body. The cranial nerves are designated by Roman numerals and names. The Roman numerals indicate the order in which they emerge from the brain. The name indicates an anatomical feature of function.



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