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1

V1, V2, V3

1: Ophthalmic
2: Maxillary
3. Mandibular

2

Functions of trigeminal nerve

Sensory innervation to the face and oral cavity
Parasympathetic innervation to glands
Taste to anterior 2/3 of tongue
Motor to muscles of mastication

3

Boundaries of the infratemporal fossa

Roof: inferior surfaces of the greater wing of the sphenoid and temporal bones
Anterior wall: posterior surface of maxilla
Lateral: medial surface of ramps of mandible
Medial wall: lateral wall of pterygoid process of sphenoid bone

4

Nerve that enters the mandible

Inferior alveolar nerve

5

What nerve loops around the middle meningeal artery

Auriculotemporal nerve