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7:4 The Axial Skeleton


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Identify the skeletal division.
Frontal bone (lateral view)
Frontal bone (anterior view)
Parietal bone
Occipital bone
Temporal bone
Sphenoid bone (lateral view)
Maxillary bone (maxilla)
Carries the upper teeth and forms the boundary of three cavities: the roof of the mouth (palate), the floor of the nose, and the floor of the orbits.
Only movable bone in the face. It is the largest and strongest of the facial bones.
Palatine bone
either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbits
Zygomatic bone
Nasal bones
Bone that forms posterior/inferior part of the nasal septal wall between the nostrils
Hyoid bone
Identify the disarticulated bone
Cervical vertebrae (C1-C7)
Thoracic vertebrae (T1-T12)
Lumbar vertebrae
Sacrum (sacral bone)
Serves as the mechanical weight-bearing base of the spinal column and the fused central posterior section of the pelvic girdle.
Sacrum (sacral bone)
Atlas (C1)
Identify the bone.
Axis (C2)
Transverse foramen
The openings in the cervical vertebrae for the transmission of the vertebral artery and vein are called the: