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Flashcards in internal and external foramina Deck (15):
1

incisive foramen

nasopalatine nerves and sphenopalatine vessels

2

greater palatine foramen

greater palatine nerve
greater palatine vessels

3

foramen ovale

V3 (mandibular division of trigeminal)

4

foramen spinosum

middle meningeal artery

5

carotid canal

internal carotid artery

6

jugular foramen

glossopharyngeal nerve
vagus nerve
accessory nerve
Internal jugular vein

7

foramen magnum

spinal cord
verterbral arteries
(root of accessory nerve)
meninges

8

foramen lacerum

closed in life by a cartilaginous plug
no structures pass through it completely

9

foramen rotundum

V2 (maxillary division of trigeminal)

10

hypoglossal canal

hypoglossal nerve

11

internal acoustic meatus

facial nerve
vestibulocochlear nerve

12

optic canal

optic nerve
ophthalamic artery

13

cribriform plate

olfactory nerve

14

superior orbital fissure

V1 (ophthalamic division of trigeminal)
occulomotor nerve
trochlear nerve
abducent nerve
superior opthalmic vein

15

stylomastoid foramen

facial nerve