Skull Anatomy

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anterior (frontal) fontanel

frontal

Posterior (occipital) fontanel

anterolateral (sphenoidal) fontanel

posterolateral (mastoid) fontanel

coronal/frontal suture

sagittal/parietal suture

Lambdoibal/occipital suture

Squamosal/temporal suture

frontal bone

parietal bone

temporal bone

occipital bone

sphenoid bone

facet

small, nearly flat articular surface

fossa

deep depression or shallow basin

condyle

rounded process

foramen

opening or passageway

suture

interlocking line of union

crest

narrow, ridgelike projections

fontanel

soft region between bones of skulls

fovea

tiny pit or depression

head

rounded enlargement at end of bone

meatus

tubelike passageway

sinus

air-filled cavity within bone

spine

thornlike projection

trochanter

relatively large process

tubercle

small, knoblike process

zygomatic arch

formed by the union of the temporal process of the zygomatic bone and the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.

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