Cranial foramina

Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The cranial foramina are the holes that exist in the base of skull to allow the passage of structures into and out of the cranium:


Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 5809
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cranial foramen

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