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Skull Foramina 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, February 9 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Tuesday, February 20 2024.

CN V-3 passes through which one of the following foramina?

 
        A) Mental foramen
 
        B) Lesser palatine canal
 
        C) Foramen rotundum
 
        D) Cochlear aqueduct
 
        E) Foramen ovale
 

 


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A) mental foramen

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Mandibular nerve (CN V-3) passes through the foramen ovale. It does not pass through the mental foramen.  (See References)

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B) lesser palatine canal

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Mandibular nerve (CN V-3) passes through the foramen ovale. It does not pass through the lesser palatine canal.  (See References)

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C) foramen rotundum

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CN V-2 passes through the foramen rotundum, but CN V-3 does not.  (See References)

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D) cochlear aqueduct

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Mandibular nerve (CN V-3) passes through the foramen ovale. It does not pass through the cochlear aqueduct.  (See References)

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E) foramen ovale

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Mandibular nerve (CN V-3) passes through the foramen ovale.

  (See References)

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References:

1. David L. Felten, Ralph F., Md. Jozefowicz, Frank H., Md. Netter, . Netter's Atlas of Human Neuroscience. ICON Learning Systems (ISBN:1929007167)Advertising:
2. Robert I. Grossman, David M. Yousem. Neuroradiology: the requisites. Philadelphia, Pa. : Mosby, c2003. (ISBN:9780323005081)Advertising:
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anatomy
Skull Foramina 01
Question ID: 02090801
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 02/09/2008
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