List of mnemonics for the cranial nerves

As the list is important to keep in mind during the examination of the nervous system, there are many mnemonic devices in circulation to help remember the names and order of the cranial nerves. Following is a list of such mnemonics:

*"OLd OPie Opened The TRunk And Found VEry Green Vestiges And Hemp"
*Thee OLd OPie OCcasionally TRies TRIGonometry And Feels VEry GLOomy, VAGUe, And HYPOactive" (note it includes cranial nerve 0 Terminal)
*On Occasion Our Trusty Truck Acts Funny. Very Good Vehicle Any How.
* "OLd OPTICians OCCasionally Too TRy And Feel AUDrey GLOSSOp's VAGina AcH!"
*On Old Olympus' Towering Tops A Friendly Viking Grew Vines and Hops
*"On Old Olympus' Towering Top A Finely Vested German Viewed A Hawk"
* "On Old Olympus' Towering Top A Finn And German Viewed Some Hops"
*Only On Occasion, Touching The Amorous Female Virgin Goat Vacillates A Hand
*OLympic OPium OCcupies TRoubled TRiathletes After Finishing VEgas Gambling VAcations Still High
** (Note that the Vestibulocochlear nerve is referred to by its former name, Auditory, in this mnemonic.)
* "Oliver the optimistic octopus trots triumphantly about facing audiences glossily vaguely spinning hippos."
** (Note that the accessory nerve is referred to by its alternative name Spinal accessory nerve, and the Vestibulocochlear nerve by its former name, Auditory, in this mnemonic.)
* "Orange orangutans often try to avoid feeding angry gorillas very ancient hotdogs."
** (Note that the Vestibulocochlear nerve is referred to by its former name, Auditory, in these mnemonics.)
* "On Old Olympus' Tufted Top A Fat Armed German Viewed An Hop"
* "Oh, Oh, Oh To Touch And Feel Various Girls' Vaginas And Hymens"
* "Oh, Oh, Oh To Touch And Feel Virgin Girls' Vaginas And Hymens"
* "Oh, Oh, Oh To Touch And Feel a 'Very Gungy' Vagina And Hymen"
* "Oh, Oh, Oh To Touch And Feel A Girl's Vagina And Hymen"
** (Note that the Vestibulocochlear nerve is referred to by its former name, Auditory, in this mnemonic.)
*"Oh Oh Oh To Touch And Feel Very Good Velvet, Ah Heaven""'
*"Oh, Oh, Oh, To Touch And Feel Very Good Velvet. Such Heaven!"
** (Note that the accessory nerve is referred to by its alternative name Spinal accessory nerve in this mnemonic.)
*"Oh, Oh, Oh, To Touch And Feel A Girl's Vagina, So Hot!"
*"Oh, Oh, Oh, To Touch And Feel Very Gross Vagina, So Awesomely Hairy!"
* "Ooh, Ooh, Ooh Topless Tiffany And Fat Valerie Got Vaginitis And Hepatitis"
* "Oh Once One Takes The Anatomy Final Very Good Vacations Are Heavenly"
* "OOO Truly There Are Five Very Gorgeous Vixens Awaiting Him"
* "Ooh, Ooh, Ooh To Touch And Feel Veronica's Gaping Vagina And Hymen"
* "Oh, Oh, Oh To Touch And Feel Virgin Girls' Vaginas And Hymens"
* Oh, Oh, Oh, To Touch A Females Vagina, Gives Vern A Hardon
* Only Older Octogenarians That Take A Free Viagra Get Very Aroused Here
*Oh, Oh, Onward Through The Airy Facade Viewing Gorgeous Vixens Acessorizing Hopelessly
* You have 1 nose, 2 eyes, and 3,4,6 makes my eyes do tricks!

* Another to help remember the types of information these nerves carry (sensory, motor, or both) is thus:
*"Some Say Money Matters, But My Brother Says Big Brains Matter More."
*"Some Say Money Matters, But My Bride Says Big Balls Matter More."
*"Some Say Marry Money, But My Brother Says Bad Business Marry Money."
*"Some Say Marry Money, But My Brother Says Big Brains Matter More."
*"Some Say Marry Money, But My Brother Says Big Boobs Matter More."
*"Some Say Marry Money, But My Brother Says Big Butts Matter More."
*"Some Say Marry Money, But My Brother Says Big Balls Matter More."
* "Small Ships Make Money, But My Brother Says Big Boats Make More."
*" Some Say Marilyn Monroe, But My Brother Says Bridgette Bardot Mmmm Mmmmm."
*" Some Students Make More Bs More Boys Say Bs Bring More Master."
*" Some Say Marry Money But My Brother Says Be Brave Marry Merry."
*Still Some Say Marry Money But My Brother Says Blatz Beer Makes Money(note it includes cranial nerve 0 Terminal)

ee also

* Cranial nerves


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