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Head Surface

Skull Skeleton of the head
Calvaria The superior portion of the skull
Pericranium Periosteum of the skull
Lamella A thin layer or plate of bone
Dipole The layer of spongy bone between the 2 lamellae of the flat bones of the skull
Suture An articulation of the skull which is classified as a fibrous type of joint
Fontanel An unossified spot or area of the infant skull
Neurocranium Number of bones? Names? That portion of the skull, which encloses the brain. Composed of 8 flat bones. 4 paired (occipital, sphenoid, frontal, ethmoid). 2 paired (parietal, temporal)
Viscerocranium Number of bones? Names? Bones of the face. 2 unpaired (vomer, mandible). 6 paired (inferior nasal concha, lacrimal, nasal, maxilla, palatine, zygomatic)
Created by: Rungladwin