cranial nerves course in the skull

this image shows the course of the cranial nerves inside the skull
a) Frontal bone.
b) Frontal sinus.
c) Internal frontal spine.
d) Foramen caecum.
e) Crista galli.
f) Frontal bone, orbital portion.
g) Cellulae of the ethmoidal bone.
h) Body of the sphenoid bone.
i) Greater wing of the sphenoid bone.
k) Occipital bone, basilar portion.
l) Temporal bone, squamous portion.
m) Temporal bone, petrous portion.
n) Optic foramen.
o) Foramen rotundum.
p) Foramen ovale.
q) Foramen spinosum.
r) Superior orbital fissure.
s) Tympanic cavity.
t) Internal auditory meatus (broken open from above).
u) Malleus, hammer (s. capitulum).
v) Incus (s. ambos).
w) Cochlea.
x) Superior semicircular canal.
y) Ocular bulb.
z) Lacrimal gland.

a) m. Lateral rectus.
b) m. Levator palpebrae superioris.
g) m. Superior rectus.
d) m. Superior oblique.
d*) Trochlea for superior oblique.
e) m. Medial rectus.
z) m. Temporalis (medial surface).
h) m. Lateral pterygoid.
q) Hypophysis (pituitary gland).
i) Foramen magnum.
k) Jugular foramen.
l) Hypoglossal canal (s. Anterior condyloid foramen).
m) Occipital bone (fossae cerebelli).
n) Transverse sinus.

1. middle meningeal artery (branch of the maxillary artery).
2. internal carotid artery.
3. lacrymal artery.
4. artery, muscle branch.
5. supraorbital artery.
6. ethmoidal artery.
7. ophthalmic artery.
8. optic nerve (CN II).
9. oculomotor nerve (CN III).
10. trochlear nerve (CN IV).
11. trigeminal nerve (CN V).
12. semilunar ganglion (s. Gasserian or trigeminal ganglion).
13. mandibular nerve (s. maxillaris inferior) [branch of trigeminal nerve].
14. maxillary nerve (s. maxillaries superior) [branch of trigeminal nerve].
15. ophthalmic nerve, [branch of trigeminal nerve].
16. frontal branch, ophthalmic nerve.
17. lacrymal branch, ophthalmic nerve.
18. nasal branch, ophthalmic nerve.
19. ethmoidal branch, nasal nerve.
20. infratrochlear branch, nasal nerve.
21. supratrochlear branch, frontal nerve.
22. supraorbital branch, frontal nerve.
23. zygomatic branch, lacrymal nerve.
24. lacrymal branch, lacrymal nerve.
25. ciliary nerves (from the ciliary ganglion [s. ganglion opthalmicum]).
26. nerve to the m. buccinator.
27. deep temporal nerve.
28. nerve to the m. masseter.
29. superficial temporal nerve (s. auricularis anterior nerve).
30. maxillary artery.
31. nerves of the external auditory meatus.
32. chorda tympani (of facial nerve).
33. petrosus minor nerve [NA] (s. lesser superficial petrosal nerve).
34. petrosus major nerve [NA] (s. greater superficial petrosal nerve, nervus Vidianus, nervus petrosus superficialis major) [carried in the genu of the facial nerve].
35. abducens nerve (CN VI).
36. facial nerve (CN VII) inner half of the internal auditory meatus.
37. genu (facial nerve).
38. facial nerve in the Fallopian canal.
39. cochlear nerve (CN VIII).
40. vestibular nerve (CN VIII).
41. glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX).
42. vagus nerve (CN X).
43. spinal accessory nerve of Willis (CN XI).
44. hypoglossal nerve (CN XII).
45. vertebral artery.

Rate Photo:

5 Ratings

Views: 7018

Link this photo to your website:

Copy the above code and paste it into your webpage, blog or forum

Comments On cranial nerves course in the skull  "15 "

MUSTAPHA MUHAMMAD RASHEED25/8/2016

ITS WONDERFUL ,EDUCATIVE ,AND GOOD FOR PRESENTATION

ايمن محمد28/10/2015

اكتير جميلة ربنا يحمينا يا اولاد

مصطفى صابر28/11/2013

سبحان الله

mohamed16/11/2013

لاتعليق

daneal7/8/2013

الهم صلی علی محمد و ال محمد

soumia13/4/2013

صورة جميلة جدا وانا بعطي تحية لي اسيسل و امير و اسامة وامي العزيزة وابي الحنون

بنساسي اسراء1/4/2013

الصورة رووووووعة احلى صورة في الكاريكاتير

ريمه الفضليه1/3/2013

ابغى شيىء حلو او جديد

wafa15/2/2013

ماأحلاها

نبيل سويلم14/2/2013

الف الف الف مليوتن شكر على الرووعه وتسلم ايدك

سمسم13/9/2012

صلو على رسول الله

الهنوف20/4/2012

وااااااااااااو جد حلوين تجنن مرررره

waled13/9/2011

nice

خوله29/7/2011

زنكه زنكه

noura_hadeer18/7/2011

الله يرحمك يا هدير نفسى لوان الزمن يرجع لورا وافديكى بروحى ولا مرة اشوفك فارقتينى لحظه واحده بحبك يا هدير ووفاتك مش هتأثر فى حبى ليكر ارقدى بسلام يا ايتها الملاااااااااااااااك البرئ

Your Comment
Your Name
Your Email

Your Email will not be shown with your comment

Secret Number
1360

Please type the numbers shown above into the Secret Number box.