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There are three cranial nerves that control the extrinsic eye muscles: oculomotor, trochlear and abducens. The oculomotor controls 4 of the 6 extrinsic eye muscles. Which one you use would depend on exactly how you rolled your eyes.

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What three Cranial nerve is involved in rolling the eyes?

cranial nerves 3, 4 and 6


What cranial nerve is involved in reading?

Optic nerve (II) the ocular motor nerve (III) moves the eyes. Other cranial nerves are: Trochlear nerve (IV) and Abducens nerve (VI) which contribute to rolling the eyes.


Which cranial nerve is involved in rolling your eyes?

Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe it's 3rd intercranial nerve that deals with occular systems


What cranial nerve is used in rolling the eyes?

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Cranial nerve in rolling the eyes?

If you are rolling your eye up it is using superior rectus muscle which is innervated by your occulomotor nerves (CN III).


What cranial nerve involved in rolling the eyes?

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Cranial nerve involved in raising the eye lids?

The levator palpebrae muscle is primarily responsible for opening the eyelids, it is innervated by cranial nerve 3 (occulomotor nerve). Raising the eyebrows, which will also open the eyes wider and may be what you are asking about, is done by occipitofrontalis. This muscle is innervated by cranial nerve 7 (facial nerve).


What cranial nerve that is involved in rolling the eyes?

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