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Maxillary foramen

Infraorbital V,A,N

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Stylomastoid foramen

Facial N (Cr N 7)

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Condyloid canal

Basilar sinus

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Alar Canal

Maxiallary V,A,N

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Sphenopalatine foramen

Sphenopalatine A,V; caudal nasal N

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Mandibular canal

Inferior alveolar V,A,N

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Caudal palatine foramen

Major palatine V,A,N

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Tympano-occipital fissure

Cr N 9,10,11; internal carotid A, venous origins of vertebral & internal jugular Vv; sympathetic postganglionic axons

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Optic Canal

Optic N; Internal ophthalmic Aa

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Musculotubal canal

Auditory tube

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Canal for trigeminal n

Trigeminal N

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Transverse canals

Venous transverse sinus

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Mastoid foramen

Caudal meningeal vessels

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Major palatine foramen

Major palatine V,A,N and branches

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Round foramen

Maxillary N

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Orbital fissure

Cr N 3,4,6, ophthalmic Nn

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Hypoglossal canal

Hypoglossal N (Cr N 12)

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Minor palatine foramen

Major palatine V,A,N and branches

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Foramen for the dorsal sagittal sinus

Dorsal sagittal venous sinus enters the transverse sinus

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Infraorbital foramen

Infraorbital V,A,N

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Lacrimal canal (Fossa for the lacrimal sac)

nasolacrimal duct

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Mental foramina

Mental Nn and vessels

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Jugular foramen

Cr N 9, 10, 11; sigmoid venous sinus

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Retroarticular foramen

Emissary vein from temporal venous sinus (joins maxillary V)

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Mandibular foramen

Inferior alveolar Nn

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Carotid foramen (noted as the Foramen lacerum in the guide)

Loop of internal carotid A

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Ethmoidal foramina

Ethmoid nerve (rostral ethmoid foramina)

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Oval foramen

Mandibular N