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What suture runs in the midline of the cranium from the apex anteriorly to the occipital bone posteriorly?
What suture extends roughly across the top of the cranium from one ear to the other?
Coronal Suture (Corona=Crown)
What suture runs roughly horizontally from one side of the posterior cranium to the other?
What suture is formed where each temporal bone unites with the parietal and sphenoid bones. ( It traces an arch above each ear. )
What is the inferior projection of the sternum called?
What is the only midline bone of the superior facial bones?
The ___________ bone is a triangular vertical plate of bone that forms the inferior portion of the nasal septum.
The __________ bones attach to the posterior edge of the palatine processes of the maxillae.
What bone forms the posterior aspect of the hard palate?
Failure of the _________ bones to develop can cause a cleft palate/ cleft lip.
The _______ bones are fingernail-sized plates of bone wedged into the anteromedial aspect of the orbit.
What is the tiny passageway located in the lacrimal bones, which carries tears from the eye into the nose?
What bone is responsible for forming the bony "bridge" of the nose?
Where are nasal bones located?
Between the superior edges of the maxillary bones
What are the 5 movements of the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ).
1)Elevation 2) Depression 3) Protraction 4) Retraction 5) Lateral Movement.
The ______ _______ is commonly known as the jaw joint.
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ).
What is the largest opening of the cranium?
The foramen magnum is an opening through which the _______ ________ and ________ connect.
Spinal cord and brain
The ____________ ___________ is a temporal bone that connects anteriorly with the temporal process of the zygomatic bone to form the _____________ _____________.
Zygomatic Bone, Zygomatic arch.
The _______ ________ sit at the lateral aspect of each maxilla and form the bony bulge of each cheek. Also, forms the inferolateral orbit floor.
What bone is connected to all other cranial bones and forms the majority of the orbit?
Which bone has a butterfly shape, and is the located at the base of the skull?
The inferior sides of the cranium and part of the floor are formed by the _________ ___________.
What bone is responsible for the following anatomical structures: Zygomatic Process, Temporal Process, Zygomatic Bone, Zygomatic Arch, External Auditory Meatus, and the Styloid Process?
What bone forms the anterior cranium, including the forehead and the roofs of the orbits?
The ___________ sinuses sit behind each eyebrow.
The eithmoid bone is filled with small air cells which form the ...
The delicate ____________ bone occupies the critical space between the nasal cavity and the orbits on either side.
What are the air-filled spaces within bones that connect to the nasal cavity by foramina?
Paranasal Sinuses or sinuses.
What is the purpose of sinuses?
Air moves between the nasal passages to equalize pressure between the sinuses and the atmosphere.
A __________ joint is formed where the rounded or pointed end of a bone fits into a sleeve formed by bone and a ligament.
The joint between the radius and the ulna is an example of what kind of joint?
A _______ joint is one in which the egg-shaped end of one bone fits into a shallow depression of it partner.
What is an example of a condyloid joint?
Joints between the fingers and the palms of the hands.
A ________ joint is formed by a saddle-shaped depression in one bone that fits into the saddle shaped depression of a second bone.
The joint between the wrist and the thumb is a ___________ joint.
A _______ joint is formed where the cylindrical surface of a bone fits into a matching concavity in the opposite bone.
The elbow and knee are ______ joints.
The __________ process is a narrow cone-shaped downward projection to which muscles attach.
TRUE OR FALSE: The styloid process is a projection to which muscles attach.
The _________ _____________ of the temporal bone, is a thick bulge of bone behind the ear to which neck muscles attach.
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