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Axial Skeleton

The cranium is made up of (#) bones that are fused together at _______. 22, sutures
The (#) of these bones that surround and protect the brain are known as ________ ____________. 8, cranial bones
The (#) bones that are joined to the front of the cranium are known as _________ __________. 14, facial bones
Where is the carotid canal located in the cranium? What does it connect? What does it transmit? The carotid canal lies in the petrous part of the temporal bone and connects the middle cranial fossa to the base of the skull. It transmits the internal carotid artery.
Where is the external acoustic meatus located? What is the external acoustic meatus? What is the feature? Temporal bone, The external acoustic meatus is the circular external opening into the auditory canal. Feature: transmits soundwaves
The foramen lacerum is located where? What does it transmit? lies at the junction between the petrous process of the temporal bone, the sphenoid bone and the basilar part of the occipital bone. Transmits It transmits the internal carotid artery, greater petrosal nerve and the deep petrosal nerve.
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