Space within the anterior part of the inside of cranium which provides cavity for frontal lobe of brain. It is formed by the following bones in an anteroposterior sequence

bulletOrbital plate of frontal bone with cribriform plate of ethmoid
bulletEthmoidal notch
bulletCrista galli
bulletEthmoidal labyrinth
bulletJugum sphenoidale
bulletLesser wing of sphenoid

Anterior cranial fossa carries the following
bulletFrontal lobes
bulletOlfactory nerves, bulbs and tracts
bulletAnterior ethmoidal nerve
bulletAnterior ethmoidal vessels

 

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