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bones og the skull

Frontal The large bone that makes up the forehead and supplies the upper edge and roof of the orbit (eye socket).
Parietal It articulates (joins) with the other parietal bone in the midline, with the frontal bone in front of it, with the occipital bone behind it, and with the sphenoid and temporal bones lower down on the side of the skull.
Temporal A large irregular bone situated at the base and side of the skull.
Occipital The bone that forms the rear and the rear bottom of the skull
Mandible lower jaw
Maxilla upper jaw
Zygomatic skull that forms the prominence of the cheek.
Sphenoid A prominent, irregular, wedge-shaped bone at the base of the skull
Foramen magnum The large hole at the base of the skull which allows passage of the spinal cord.
External auditory meatus passageway thats leads to each ear
Nasal Bone The nasal bones are two small, oblong bones that vary in size and form in different individuals.
Nasal septum the left and right airways in the nose, dividing the two nostrils.
Mastoid Process It is located just behind the ear
Optic Foramen The optic foramen is the opening to the optic canal.
styloid process usually serving as points
Occipital condyles
Created by: carrieunderwood



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