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.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
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

Anat-Cranial Nerves

Cranial nerves foramina and action

Olfactory (I) Cribiform plate of Ethmoid Bone, sensory-olfactor(smell)
Optic (II) Optic Foramen of Sphenoid Bone, vision and sensory
Oculomotor (III) Superior orbital fissure of Sphenoid, vision, parasympathetic, mixed
Trochlear (IV) Superior Orbital fissure of Sphenoid, vision, motor
Trigeminal (V) Divided into 3 branches
Ophthalmic(V1) Superior Orbital Fissure of Sphenoid, supraorbital foramen of Frontal, vision, sensory
Maxillary (V2) Foramen Rotundum of Sphenoid, inferior orbital fissure of Sphenoid Maxilla Palatine and Zygmatic Bones, then Infraorbital foramen of Maxilla, sensory
Mandiblular (V3) Foramen Ovale of Sphenoid, Mandibular Foramn of Mandible, then Mental Framen of Mandible, mixed
Abducens (VI) Superior orbital fissure of Sphenoid, vision and motor
Facial (VII) Internal auditory meatus of the Temporal, then Stylomastoid foramen of Temporal, parasympathetic, mixed
Vestibulocochlear, statoacoustic, auditory, or acoustic (VIII) Vestubular Branch - Internal Auditory Meatus of Temporal, sensory; Cochlear Branch-Internal auditory meatus of Temporal, sensory
Glossopharyngeal (IX) Jugular foramen between Temporal and Occipital, parasympathetic, and mixed
Vagus (X) Jugular foramen between Temporal and Occipital, parasympathetic, and mixed.
Spinal Accessory (XI) Jugula foramen between Temporal and Occipital and foramen magnum of occipital, motor
Hypoglossal (XII) Hypoglossal canal of Occipital, motor
Created by: nsrouillard



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards