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Skull Osteology


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Calvaria
Skull cap - Frontal, Parietal, Occipital bones
Glabella
Part of Frontal - prominence between superciliary arches
Maxilla
Anterior nasal spine is located on the _____
Coronoid, anterior
_____ process is _____ to the condylar process of the mandibular ramus
Nasion
Junction between Frontal and Nasal bone
Orbital margin
Thickened bony structure forming the rim of the orbit - includes frontal, maxilla, and zygomatic bones
Nasal septum
Separates L and R nasal cavities
Sphenoid
3 foramina of this bone include rotundum, ovale, and spinosum
Temporal
Petrous ridge of this bone separates posterior from middle cranial fossae
Crista galli
Crest of the ethmoid bone between L and R cribriform plates
Clivus
Part of Occipital - slope behind dorsum sellae and is between foramen lacerum
Bregma
Junction between sagittal and coronal sutures
Lambda
Junction between sagittal and lambdoid sutures
Pterion
Junction between frontal, parietal, temporal (squamous), and sphenoid (greater wing) bones
acoustic meatus
External and internal ________ are part of temporal bone
optic canal
Ophthalmic artery from internal carotid enters this canal