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1

What is the posterior boundary of the anterior cranial fossa?

a line drawn along the lesser wing of the sphenoid, anterior clinoid processes, and sphenoidal jugum

2

What constitutes the bony floor of the anterior cranial fossa?

- orbital plates of frontal bone
- crista galli
- cribriform plate of ethmoid

3

What is contained in the anterior cranial fossa?

- frontal poles of frontal lobes of cerebrum
- olfactory bulb

4

What part of the dura mater has an attachment in the anterior cranial fossa?

falx cerebri

5

What ostia are observed in the anterior cranial fossa?

- cribriform plate
- anterior and posterior ethmoidal foramina
- foramen cecum

6

What passes through the cribriform plate?

fila olfactoria of cranial nerve I, the olfactory nerve

7

What regions/parts of the head will the cribriform plate communicate with?

- nasal cavity
- anterior cranial fossa

8

The cribriform plate connects the anterior cranial fossa with what?

the nasal cavity

9

What passes through the foramen cecum?

an emissary vein

10

What regions/parts of the head will the anterior ethmoid foramen communicate with?

- orbit
- anterior cranial fossa

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