Nerve holes in cranial floor

  1. Olfactory
    cribiform plate (ethmoid), anterior fossa
  2. Optic
    optic canal, anterior fossa
  3. Oculomotor
    All go through superior orbital fissure, middle fossa
  4. Trochlear
    superior orbital fissure, middle fossa
  5. Trigeminal, V1
    Superior orbital fissure, middle fossa
  6. Trigeminal, V2
    foramen rotundum, middle fossa
  7. Trigeminal, V3
    foramen ovale, middle fossa
  8. Abducens
    superior orbital fissure, middle fossa
  9. Facial
    all go through internal acoustic meatus, posterior fossa
  10. Vestibulocochlear
    internal acoustic meatus, posterior fossa
  11. Glossopharyngeal
    all go through jugular foramen, posterior fossa
  12. Vagus
    all go through jugular foramen, posterior fossa
  13. Accessory
    jugular foramen, posterior fossa
  14. Hypoglossal
    hypoglossal canal, posterior fossa
Author
embryo
ID
97260
Card Set
Nerve holes in cranial floor
Description
MS1/Mod 1: gross anatomy and embryology; nerve holes
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