FMGE Simple MCQ of Day - 001
Published on Sept. 9, 2021, 1:25 p.m.


Structure passing through foramen spino­sum is ?

a. Accessory meningeal artery

b. Middle meningeal artery

c. Mandibular nerve

d .Maxillary nerve Incorrect


The correct answer is: b.  Middle meningeal artery

The foramen spinosum transmits following structures :

  • Middle meningeal artery
  • Meningeal branch of mandibular nerve (nervus spinosus)
  • Posterior trunk of middle meningeal vein. 

      (Ref.  Gray’s Anatomy, 40th Edition, Vol.  3, Pg.  414)