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Flashcards in The Skull Deck (18):
1

What nerve passes through the cribiform plate?

- Olifactory nerve

2

Through which structure does the optic nerve pass through?

- Optic foramen

3

What 4 nerves pass through the superior orbital fissure?

- Oculomotor
- Trochlear
- Abducens
- V1 - Opthalmic division f trigeminal nerve

4

What passes through the supra orbital foramen?

- Supra orbital nerve ( a branch of V1)

5

What nerve passes through the foramen rotundum?

- V2: Maxillary division of trigeminal nerve

6

What nerve passes through the infra orbital foramen?

- Infra orbital nerve

7

What nerve passes through the foramen ovale?

- V3: Mandibular division of trigeminal nerve

8

What nerve passes through the mental foramen?

- Mental nerve (continuation inferior alveolar nerve, which is a continuation of V3)

9

What 2 nerves pass through the internal acoustic meatus?

- Facial nerve (exiting brain)
- Acoustic nerve

10

What 3 nerves pass through the Jugular foramen?

- Glossopharyngeal nerve
- Vagus nerve
- Spinal accessory nerve

11

What nerve passes through the hypoglossal foramen?

- Hypoglossal nerve

12

What nerve passes through the foramen magnum?

- Spinal accessory
- (As well as entire spinal cord)

13

What nerve passes through the stylomastoid foramen?

- Facial nerve exiting the skull

14

What artery passes through the foramen spinosum?

- Middle meningeal artery

15

What artery passes through the carotid canal?

- Internal carotid artery

16

What artery passes through the foramen lacerum?

- Exit of internal carotid artery

17

What artery passes through the foramen magnum?

- Vertebral arteries

18

What structure passes through the jugular foramen?

- Jugular vein