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Skull Bones

7.2--Skull

TermDefinition
SKULL CONTAINS 22 BONES. RESTS ON VERTEBRAL COLUMN. CONTAINS CRANIAL BONES AND FACIAL BONES
CRANIAL BONES FORM CRANIAL CAVITY; WHICH ENCLOSES AND PROTECTS BRAIN. EIGHT BONES; HOUSES NASAL CAVITY, ORBITS, PARANASAL SINUSES, AND MIDDLE AND INNER EAR CAVITIES
FACIAL BONES FORM THE FACE; FOURTEEN BONES
FRONTAL BONE FOREHEAD; ROOFS OF ORBITS; MOST OF CRANIAL FLOOR
METOPIC SUTURE LEFT AND RIGHT HALVES OF FRONTAL BONE BROUGHT TOGETHER; DISAPPEARS
FRONTAL SQUAMA THICK SCALELIKE PLATE OF BONE ON FOREHEAD (THAT CREASE THAT PROJECTS ON FOREHEAD)
SUPRAORBITAL MARGIN RIDGE ABOVE THE EYE; ROOF OF ORBIT/FLOOR OF CRANIAL CAVITY
SUPRAORBITAL FORAMEN HOLE; PASSAGEWAY FOR NERVE AND ARTERY
SUPERORBITAL NOTCH INCOMPLETE FORAMEN
FRONTAL SINUSES EMPTY CAVITY DEEP OF FRONTAL SQUAMA
PARIETAL BONES 2X; LEFT AND RIGHT. LARGE QUADRILATERAL. GREATER PORTION OF SIDES AND ROOF
CORONAL SUTURE CORONAL JOINT BETWEEN TEMPORAL BONE AND CORONAL SUTURE
SAGITTAL SUTURE SPLITS PARIETAL BONES
PARIETAL FORAMIN HOLES IN ANTERIOR OF PARIETAL
LAMBOID SUTURE BETWEEN PARIETAL AND OCCIPITAL
SUTURAL BONE INTERMEDIATE TO PARIETAL BONES AND OCCIPITAL BONE
TEMPORAL BONES 2X; INFERIOR AND LATERAL ASPECTS OF THE CRANIUM AND PART OF CRANIAL FLOOR
TEMPORAL SQUAMA THIN, FLAT PORTION OF TEMPORAL BONE; FORMS ANTERIOR AND SUPERIOR OF TEMPLE
ZYGOMATIC PROCESS ANTERIOR FROM INFERIOR PORTION OF TEMPORAL SQUAMA; FORMS JOINT WITH TEMPORAL PROCESS OF ZYGOMATIC (CHEEK) BONE = ZYGOMATIC ARCH
MANDIBULAR FOSSA INFEROPOSTERIOR SURFACE OF ZYGOMATIC PROCESS;
ARTICULAR TUBERCLE ANTERIOR TO MANDIBULAR FOSSA; FORMS TEMPORAL MANDIBULAR JOINT
MASTOID PORTION INFEROPOSTERIOR TO EXTERNAL AUDITORY MEATUS
AUDITORY MEATUS EAR CANAL
MASTOID PROCESS ROUNDED PROJECTION OF MASTOID PORTION OF TEMPORAL BONE POSTERIOR AND INFERIOR TO EXTERNAL AUDITORY MEATUS; POINT OF ATTACHMENT FOR SEVERAL NECK MUSCLES
INTERNAL AUDITORY MEATUS SUPRAPOSTERIOR TO AUDITORY MEATUS
STYLOID PROCESS INFERIORLY FROM INTERIOR SURFACE OF TEMPORAL BONE; IN OCCIPITAL BONE
STYLOMASTOID FORAMEN BETWEEN STYLOID PROCESS AND MASTOID PROCESS
PETROUS PORTION PYRAMIDAL; BASE OF SKULL BETWEEN SPHENOID AND OCCIPITAL
CAROTID FORMAEN CAROTID ARTERY PASSAGE WAY; IN PETROUS PROCESS
JUGULAR FORAMEN POSTERIO TO CAROTID FORAMEN; ANTERIOR TO OCCIPITAL BONE
OCCIPITAL BONE FORMS POSTERIOR PART AND MOST OF BASE OF CRANIUM
FORAMEN MAGNUM INFERIOR PART OF BONE; MEDULLA OBLONGATA CONNECTS WITH SPINAL CORD
OCCIPITAL CONDYLES 2X; ON EITHER SIDE OF FORAMEN MAGNUM
ATLANTO-OCCIPITAL JOINTS OCCIPITAL CONDYLES ARTICULATE WITH ATLAS TO CREAT
HYPOGLOSSAL CANAL INFEROLATERAL TO AUDITORY MEATUS
NUCHAL LINES MUSCLE ATTACHMENT SITES FOR NECK MUSCLE
SPHENOID BONE MIDDLE OF BASE OF SKULL; KEYSTONE--ARTICULATES WITH ALL OTHER BONES
SUPERIOR ORBITAL FISSURE TRIANGULAR SLIT BETWEEN GREATER AND LESSER WINGS
FORAMEN ROTUNDUM LOCATED AT JUNCTION OF ANTERIOR AND MEDIAL PARTS OF SPHENOID BONE
FORAMEN OVALE OPENING IN MANDIBULAR BRANCH
FORAMEN SPINOSUM POSTERIOR ANGLE OF SPHENOID
FORAMEN LACERUM ANTERIORLY TO SPHENOID, POSTERIORLY BY TEMPORAL AND OCCIPITAL
OPTIC FORAMEN BETWEEN BODY AND LESSER WING; ANTERIOR TO SELLA TURCICA
SPHENOIDAL SINUS SUPERIOR NASAL CAVITY
SELLA TURICA BONY, SADDLE-SHAPED STRUCTUREON SUPERIOR SURFACE OF BODY
TUBERCULUM SELLAE ANTERIOR RIDGE OF SELLA TURCICA
HYPOPHYSEAL FOSSA CCONTAINST PITUITARY GLAND
GREATER WINGS LATERALLY FROM BODY
LESSER WINGS SMALLER THAN GREATER WINGSL RIDGE OF BONE ANTERIOR AND SUPERIOR TO GREATER WINGS
PTERYGOID PROCESSES JUT OUT IN INFERIOR ANTERIOR VIEW
ETHMOID BONE ANTERIOR PART OF CRANIAL FLOOR BETWEEN 2 ORBITS; ANTERIOR TO SPENOID BONE AND POSTERIOR TO NASAL BONES. SUPPORTING STRUCTURE OF NASAL CAVITY
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