enclose and protect the fragile brain and furnish attachment sites for head and neck muscles.
forms the anterior cranium. It articulates posteriorly with the paired parietal bones via the prominent coronal suture.
just inferior to this the frontal bone meets the nasal bones at the frontonasal suture. Lateral areas are riddled internally with sinuses called "Frontal Sinuses".
curved,rectangular bones that form most of the superior and lateral aspects of the skull; hence they form the bulk of the cranial vault.
(one on each side). where a parietal and temporal bone meet on the lateral aspect of the skull
forms most of the skull's posterior wall and base, articulates anteriorly with the paired parietal and temporal bones via the lambdoid and occipitomastoid sutures.