Cranial and Facial Bones

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Can you name the bones of the skull and face?

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DescriptionBone
connected system of hollow cavities amplifying the sounds we make. they drain nasal passages
most superior and lateral walls of cranium. meet at the midline of skull at a suture.
inferior sides of cranium, part of cranial floor. contains mastoid and styloid process
anterior part of cranial floor, medial wall of orbits, superior portion of septum, roof of nasal cavity-contains sinuses
makes up the forehead, roof of orbits and most anterior part of cranial floor- contains sinuses
the bridge of the nose
immovable joints found between skull bones
upper jaw, articulates with every facial bone except mandible. forms hard palate
middle part of cranial floor, bat-shaped. cradle for pituatary glands
cheekbones, floor and lateral part of orbits
DescriptionBone
posterior palate (roof of mouth)
the amount of cranial bones
back of cranium, posterior. contains foramen magnum and occipital condyles
rounded projection of the temporal bone behind the ear canal
the ammount of facial bones
smallest bones of the face, tear tubes pass through
tiny bumps projecting into nasal cavity to trap debris in inhaled air.
membrane-filled spaces between the cranial bones that are present at birth
inferior to nasal septum
contains root of teeth and lower jaw. only movable joint in facial bones. strongest and largest facial bone.

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