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Foramen Cecum
Anterior

Nasal emissary vein to superior sagittal sinus
Cribriform Foramina
Anterior

Axons of olfactory cells that form CN I
Anterior and Posterior Ethmoidal Foramina
Anterior

Vessels and nerves with same names
Optic Canal
Middle

Optic Nerve (I)
Opthalmic Artery
Superior Orbital Fissure
Middle

Opthalmic veins
Opthalmic Nerve (V1) - Lacrimal, Frontal, Nasociliary branches
Oculomotor Nerve (III)
Trochlear Nerve (IV)
Abducens Nerve (VI)
Sympathetic fibers
Foramen Rotundum
Middle

Maxillary Nerve (V2)
Foramen Ovale
Middle

Mandibular Nerve (V3)
Accessory Meningeal Artery
Sometimes lesser petrosal nerve
Foramen Spinosum
Middle

Middle Meningeal artery and vein
Meningeal branch of V3
Foramen Lacerum
Middle

Nothing in our class, but Internal carotid artery and its plexuses pass over.
Groove/Hiatus for Greater Petrosal Nerve
Middle

Greater Petrosal Nerve
Petrosal Branch of Middle Meningeal Artery
Foramen Magnum
Posterior

Medulla
Meninges
Vertebral arteries
Spinal Roots of Spinal Accessory Nerves (XI)
Meningeal branches of vertebral arteries
Jugular Foramen
Posterior

Glossopharyngeal Nerve (IX)
Vagus Nerve (X)
Spinal Accessory Nerve (XI)
Superior bulb of IJV
Inferior petrosal and sigmoid sinuses
Meningeal branches of ascending pharyngeal and occipital arteries/Posterior meningeal artery
Hypoglossal Canal
Posterior

Hypoglossal Nerve (XII)
Condylar Canal
Posterior

Emissary vein from sigmoid sinus to vertebral veins in the neck
Mastoid Foramen
Posterior

Mastoid emmisary vein from sigmoid sinus

Meningeal branch of occipital artery
Supraorbital Foramen or Notch
In frontal bone (not a facial bone) superior to the orbit

Supraorbital nerve (terminal branch of frontal nerve from V1) and vessles

Cutaneous sensory
Infraorbital Foramen
In Maxilla inferior to eye

Infraorbital nerve (from V2) and vessles

Cutaneous sensory
Mental Foramen
In mandible

Mental nerve (from V3)

Cutaneous sensory for chin, lower lip, mucosa of lower lip
Zygomatical Facial Foramen
Tiny foramen in zygomatic bone

Contains another branch of trigeminal for skin over bony part of the cheek
Internal Auditory Meatus
Posterior to carotid canal.

Facial Nerve (VII)
Vestibulocochlear nerve (VIII)
Jugular Foramen
Posterior to internal auditory meatus. Pseudoforamen formed by occipital and petrous portion of temporal bone.