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Anatomy & Physiology

Malignant tumors differ from benign tumors in all of the following ways except that A.they are cancerous B.they are not encapsuled C.they are the only potentially fatal tumors D.they are capable of metastasis E.they grow more rapidly They are the only potentially fatal tumors
A carcinoma is a type of tumor that develops from A.bone cells B.epithelial cells C.pigmented skin cells D.bone marrow E.lymph nodes Epithelial cells
How many bone construct the cranium eight FLAT bones
supraorbital foramen (notch) opening above each orbit allowing blood vessels and nerves to pass.
Glabella smooth area between the eyes
Sagittal sutures midline articulation point of the two parietal bones.
coronal suture point of articualtion of parietals with frontal bone.
Squamosal suture point of articualtion of the temporal bone with parietal bonw
Zygomatic process a bridgelike projection joining the zygomatic bone (cheekbone) anteriorly. Together these two bones form the zygomatic arch.
Mandibular fossa rounded depression on the inferior surfact of the zygomatic process (antierior to the ear); froms the socket for the mandibular condyle, the point where the mandible joins the cranium
External auditory meatus canal leading to eardrum and middle ear
Styloid process needlelike projection inferior to externaal auditory meatus; attachment point for muscles and ligament of the nack.
Mastoid process rpugh projecctiong inferior and posterior to external auditory meatus; attachment site for muscles
stylomastoid foramen tiny opening between the mastoid and styloid processes through which cranial nerve VII leaves the cranium
Jugular foramen opening medial to styloid process through which the interal jugular vein and cranial nerves, IX, X ,and XI pass
Carotid sanal opening, medial to the styloid process, through which the internal carotid artery passes into the cranial cavity
Internal acoustic meatus opening on posterior aspect of temporal bone allowing passage of cranial nerves VII and VIII
Foraamen lacerum a jaggaed opening btween the petrou temporal bone and the sphenoid providing passage for a number of small nerves, and for the internal carotid artery to enter the middle cranial fossa. (after it passes through part of the termoral bone)
Lambdoidal suture site of articulation of occipital bone and parietal bones
foramen magnum large opening in base of occipital, which allows the spinal cord to joing with the brain
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