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Facial Bones

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How many facial bones are there? 14
How many pairs of facial bones are there? 6
Name the 2 single facial bones Vomer and Mandible
The two_____bones are the largest immovable bones in the face maxillae or maxillary bones
Which facial bone is larger than the maxillae? the mandible
Each maxillae consists of______________________ a central body and 4 processes
Name the processes of the maxillae Frontal, Zygomatic and Alveolar. The fourth process is the palantine process which form the anterior portion of the roof of the mouth called the hard or bony palate.
What is a cleft palate? An opening between the palatine processes that is caused by the incomplete joining of the bones. This causes severe facial deformity in children and adults if surgery is not done.
Each maxillae articulates with two facial bones. What are they? Frontal and Ethmoid
Which seven facial bones articulate with the maxillae? zygomal, lacrimal, nasal, palatine, inferior nasal concha, vomer and adjacent maxilla.
Which bone is located lateral to the zygomatic process of the maxillae? the zygoma.
What is the name of the union of the zygomatic process of the temporal bone and the slender process of the zygoma? This is called the zygomatic arch which forms the cheekbone.
Each zygoma articulates with 3 cranial bones and one facial bone. What are they? Frontal, Sphenoid, and Temporal Facial bone is Maxilla
What are the thinnest bones of the face? The Right and Left nasal bones and the Lacrimal bones
The junction of the two nasal bones with the frontal bone is called the ___________________ nasion
What does the lacrimal bone articulate with? Two cranial (Frontal and Ethmoid) two facial (maxilla and inferior nasal concha
What bones do the nasal bones articulate with? Two cranial (Frontal and Ethmoid) Two facial (maxilla and adjacent nasal bone)
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