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skull

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occipital bone
the back and floor of the skull.
articulates with the parietal bones at the lambdoidal suture
also articulates w/the temporal and sphenoid bones
sphenoid bone
a bat-shaped bone that spans the center portion of the skull
has a body, 2 greater wings and 2 lessor wings
articulates anteriorly w/zygomatic bone, superiorly w/frontal and parietal bones and posteriorly w/temporal bone
frontal bone
anterior bone of the skull
articulates posteriorly w/2 parietal bones at the coronal suture
articulates inferiorly w/ethmoid, sphenoid and zygomatic bones
parietal bones
superior lateral walls of the cranium
articulated w/each other in the midline at the sagittal suture
articulate anteriorly w/ frontal bone at coronal suture
articulate posteriorly w/ occipital bone at lambdoidal suture
articulates inferiorly w/greater wing of sphenoid & w/ temporal bone at he squamosal suture
temporal bone
inferior lateral walls
zygomatic process is a bridge-like projection off the temporal bone that joins the zygomatic bone anteriorly to form the zygomatic arch or cheekbone
zygomatic bone
anterior to the temporal bone.
zygomatic process is a bridge-like projection off the temporal bone that joins the zygomatic bone anteriorly to form the zygomatic arch or cheekbone
greater wings of sphenoid
on the exterior of the skull, anterior to the temporal bone
form part of the outer wall of the orbits for the eyes and part of the internal laterall wall of the orbits