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URI Anatomy Quiz 8

URI Anatomy Quiz 8 Skull, Cranial Fossae, Foramina

The inferior conchae along with the middle and _____ of the ethmoid bone function in causing turbulence in the air that enters the nasal chambers. It aids in filtering, moistening, and warming the air that is about to enter the lungs. superior conchae
The mastoid process is a landmark of the _____. temporal bone
The _____ has the perpendicular plate as one of its landmarks. It forms the superior portion of the nasal septum. ethmoid bone
The hard palate is made of the _____ and the maxillae. palatine bones
In lab we saw that two bones were actually paired in the fetal skull while they are considered single in the adult. They were the frontal bone and the _____. mandible
In nursery school we called the _____ the hammer. malleus
The _____ is the landmark of the temporal bone where the condyloid process of the mandible articulates. mandibular fossa
The mandible, frontal and the _____ are single bones of the face in the adult human. vomer
The bones of the cranium that are single are the _____, occipital, frontal, and sphenoid. ethmoid
The bones of the face that are paired are the _____, nasal, zygoma, lacrimal, palatine, and inferior conchae. maxillae
In nursery school we called the _____ the anvil. incus
The temporal process is a landmark of the _____. This process forms part of the zygomatic arch. zygomatic bone
The mandible and the _____ look a lot alike because they have common origins. hyoid bone
The zygomatic process is a landmark of the _____. temporal bone
The foramen rotundum and foramen ovale are both found in the _____ (name of the bone). These foramina are important as they house the maxillary and mandibular nerves respectively sphenoid bone
The _____ is (are) the bone(s) that contain(s) the mental foramen. mandible
The three bones of the face that are single in the adult human are the frontal bone, mandible, and the _____. vomer
The inferior, boney portion of the nasal septum is made up of the _____. vomer
The _____ is (are) the bone(s) that contain(s) the palatine process. maxillae
The _____ is (are) the bone(s) that contain(s) the stylomastoid foramen. temporal bones
The _____ is (are) the bone(s) that contain(s) the pterygoid process. sphenoid bone
The _____ is the suture between the parietal bones. sagittal
The _____ is (are) the bone(s) that contain(s) the superior conchae. ethmoid bone
The _____ is (are) the bone(s) that contain(s) the greater wings. sphenoid bone
The _____ is (are) the bone(s) that contain(s) the sigmoid (mandibular) notch. mandible
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