All of the following statements about the vagus nerve are true except that it (AIIMS Nov 2014)
|A||Supplies heart & lung|
|B||Carries postganglionic parasympathetic fibers|
|C||Innervates right two third of transverse colon|
|D||Stimulates peristalsis & relaxes sphincters|
Carries postganglionic parasympathetic fibers
• Cranial nerves 3, 7 9 &10 carry the preganglionic parasympathetic fibres towards their peripheral ganglia.
• Trigeminal nerve carries the post-ganglionic fibres for these nerves from the ganglia towards the effectors.