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1

What travels through the foramina of cribriform plate?

Olfactory nerve

2

What travels through the optic canal?

Optic nerve, ophthalmic artery

3

What travels through the superior orbital fissure?

Oculomotor nerve, trochlear nerve, ophthalmic branch of trigeminal and abducens nerve

4

What travels through foramen rotundum?

Maxillary branch of trigeminal nerve

5

What travels through foramen ovale?

Mandibular branch of trigeminal nerve

6

What travels through foramen spinosum?

Middle meningeal artery

7

What does internal carotid artery pass through?

Carotid canal

8

What passes through internal acoustic meatus?

Facial nerve and vestibulocochlear nerve

9

What passes through the jugular foramen?

Glossopharyngeal nerve, vagus nerve, accessory nerve and sigmoid sinus (internal jugular vein)

10

Where does cranial nerve XII pass through?

Hypoglossal canal

11

What pass through foramen magnum?

Vertebral arteries