Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Head & Neck Q3.3

Cranial Nerves and Foramina of the Skull

Cribriform Plate Olefactory Nerve (CN I)
Optic Foramen Optic Nerve (CN II)
Superior Orbital Fissure Oculomotor Nerve (CN III), Trochlear Nerve (CN IV), Abducent Nerve (CN VI), and Ophthalmic Division of Trigeminal Nerve (CN V1)
Supraorbital Foramen Supraorbital Nerve (terminal branch of CN V1) and Supraorbital A.
Foramen Rotundum Maxillary Division of Trigeminal Nerve (CN V2)
Infraorbital Foramen Infraorbital Nerve (terminal branch of CN V2) and Infraorbital A.
Foramen Ovale Mandibular Division of Trigeminal (CN V3)
Mandibular Foramen & Canal Inferior Alveolar Nerve (from CN V3) and Inferior Alveolar A.
Mental Foramen Mental Nerve (terminal branch of Inferior Alveolar Nerve from CN V3) and Mental A. (branch of inferior alveolar a.)
Internal Acoustic (Auditory) Meatus Vestibulocochlear Nerve (CN VIII) and Facial Nerve (CN VII)
Sytlomastoid Foramen Facial Nerve (CN VII)
Jugular Foramen Glossopharyngeal Nerve (CN IX), Vagus Nerve (CN X), Accessory Nerve (CN XI), and the beginning of the Internal Jugular V.
Hypoglossal Canal Hypoglossal Nerve (CN XII)
Foramen Magnum Spinal Cord and Vertebral A.
Carotid Canal Internal Carotid A. *Note: Internal Carotid A. follows a zig-zag path before emerging lateral to the sella turcica*
Foramen Spinosum Middle Meningeal A.
Foramen Lacerum In life, this opening is filled with cartilage; therefore, nothing passes through it.
Nasolacrimal Canal Canal for drainage of tears from the medial eye into the nasal cavity
Created by: enroth