The foramen ovale is a hole in the back of the sphenoid bone. It is next to the foramen rotundum but to the side. It sends the mandibular nerve, which is a branch of the trigeminal nerve, to the jaw.
How To Remember The Foramen Ovale Contents ?
Foramen Ovale Contents
- Accessory meningeal artery
- Lesser petrosal nerve
- Otic ganglion
- V3 cranial nerve
- Emissary veins
Mnemonic: “A LOVE story“
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