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Skeletal Skull Artic

Articulations for the Skull

what is the sagittal suture articulation? right and left parietal bones
what is the coronal suture articulation? frontal and the right and left parietal bones
what is the lambdoidal articulation? occipital and right and left parietal bones
what is the squasmosal articulation? temporal bone, occipital and parietal bones
what are sutural bones (wormian bones)? extra bone pieces that can occur on a suture that are irregular
what two bones form the atlanto-occipital joint? occipital condyles on the OCCIPITAL BONE articulate with the superior articular processes on the ATLAS
Where is the frontal bone? forehead
where are the parietal bones? two on top of the head (left and right)
where is the occipital bone? back of the head
what does the foramen magnum do? allows passage for spinal cord
where are the occipital condyles and how many are there? condyles on both sides of the forammen magnum and there are two
where is the frontal sinus? right in the middle of the forehead towards the nose
the external acoustic meatus of the squamous portion of the temporal bone allows a passage for... sound waves to enter ear
the internal acoustic meatus of the temporal bone allows passage for... (2) cranial nerve VII (facial) and cranial nerve VIII (vestibulocochlear)
the jugular foramen of the temporal bone allows passage for... jugular vein
the carotoid canal of the temporal bone allows passage for... corotoid artery
what two structures form the temporomandibular joint? mandibular fossa on the TEMPORAL BONE with the head of the MANDIBLE
what two structures form the zygomatic arch? the zygomatic process on the TEMPORAL BONE articulates with the temporal process on the ZYGOMATIC BONE
the internal acoustic meatus allows passage for what two nerves? 7 - Facial and 8 - Vestibulcochlear
the Jugular foramen allows passage of what vein? jugular vein
the carotid cancel allows passage for what artery? carotid artery
the optic foramen allows passage for what nerve? 2-optic nerve
what is the site of the pituitary gland? hypophyseal fossa
the superior orbital fissure allows passage of what 4 nerves? 3 - oculomotor, 4-trochlear, 5-trigeminal, and 6-abducens
the foramen ovale allows passage for what vessel? meningeal vessels
the foramen rotumdum allows passage for what nerve? trigeminal nerve - 5
Created by: aprilcs4992