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Skull/Facial Bones

Skull and Facial Anatomy

QuestionAnswer
How many bones make up the cranium? 8
How many bones make up the face? 14
Which skull suture is found between the frontal and parietal bone? coronal
What skull bones contain sinuses? ethmoid, frontal, spheniod
The zygomatic arches are part of which bone? temporal
The largest and most dense bone in the face is? mandible
Which skull type is narrow from side to side? dolicocephalic
In a typically shaped head, the petrous pyramids project anteriorly and medially at what angle? 47 degrees
The superior aspect of the sphenoid bone contains a deep depression that contains the: pituitary gland
The large aperture in the occipital bone contains two large openings that allow blood vessels and nerves to pass through. These two openings are called: jugular foramen
The thickest and densest portion of bone in the cranium is the: petrous portion of the temporal bone
What type of joint is the TMJ? synnovial-hinge and gliding
How many bones make up the skull? 22
The smallest facial bone is the: lacrimal
Sutures in the skull are classified as what types of joints? synarthrosis
In general, anatomic structures in a person with a dolicocephalic skull would lie how in relationship to the IOML as compared to the mesocephalic skull?` lower
Created by: Ruesrowan on 2008-12-07



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