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Encyclopedia > Foramen ovale (skull)

At the base of the skull the foramen ovale is a hole that transmits the mandibular nerve, the otic ganglion, the accessory meningeal artery, emissary veins (from the cavernous sinus to the pterygoid plexus) and the lesser superficial petrosal nerve. A Hippopotamuss skull A skull, or cranium, is a bony structure of vertebrates which serves as the general framework for a head. ... The mandibular nerve is the third branch (V3) of the trigeminal nerve. ... The Otic Ganglion is a parasympathetic ganglion located immediately below the foramen ovale. ... The emissary veins are valveless veins which normally drain the intracranial venous sinuses to veins on the outside of the skull. ...


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Foramen ovale (skull) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (452 words)
At the base of the skull the foramen ovale (Latin: oval window) is one of the larger of the several holes (the foramina) that transmit nerves through the skull.
The foramen ovale is situated in the anterior part of the sphenoid bone, posteriolateral to the foramen rotundum [Fig.
In a study conducted on 100 skulls, the foramen ovale was divided into 2 or 3 components in 4.5% of the cases.
Foramen ovale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (128 words)
There are multiple structures in the human body with the name foramen ovale (plural: foramina ovalia; Latin for "oval hole"):
In the fetal heart, the foramen ovale (heart) is a shunt from the right to left atrium.
At the base of the skull, the foramen ovale (skull) transmits the mandibular nerve, otic ganglion, accessory meningeal artery, and emissary veins.
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