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Squama large part superior to foramen magnum
Foramen magnum where brainstem passes through
Lateral part (lateral mass) side of foramen magnum
Basioccipital part (basiocciput, clivus) articulates with sphenoid?
Facet for the sphenoid where sphenoid articulates with occipital
Occipital condyle outjuttings on side of foramen magnum
External occipital protuberance protuberance located on ectocranial midline above external occipital crest, where occipital and nuchal plates meet—it is exactly at the same location on the skull as the internal occipital protuberance, except on the ectocranial surface
Internal occipital protuberance located at center of cruciform (endocranial)
Superior nuchal line located below the external occipital protuberance, it lies to either side of the midline on the ectocranial surface of the squamous portion
Inferior nuchal line located below the superior nuchal line on either side of the occipital crest
Median nuchal line runs through the occipital crest
Hypoglossal canal tunnels through the anterior part of the pace (therefore superior in placement) of each condyle
Posterior condyloid foramen posterior to condylecircular openings
Jugular process
Pharyngeal tubercle
Groove for the sagittal sinus
Groove for the lateral (transverse) sinus
Occipital crest
Jugular tubercles
Groove for the medulla oblongata
Created by: AdamJFLA