Anterior cranial fossa

The anterior cranial fossa constitutes the floor of the cranial vault which houses the frontal lobes of the brain.

Gross anatomy

Structures present in the midline of the anterior cranial fossa from anterior to posterior are: 

Boundaries
Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

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rID: 28337
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
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