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Which main suture is located where the parietal bones meet the sphenoid and temporal bones?
There are 2 small additional sutures. The sphenoparietal suture and the _______________ ______
Which fossa is oval shaped and meets the conyle of the mandible to form the temperomandibular joint?
Which foramen allows the passage of the internal jugular vein and cranial nerves 9, 10 and 11?
Superior orbital foramina
Which foramina allows the supraorbital artery and nerve to pass to the forehead?
What is the name of the large opening at the base of the cranium through which the spinal cord passes?
Internal occipital crest
What is the name of the ridge which extends inferiorly from internal occipital protuberance and allows for attachment of the dura mater?
What is the name of the 'seat on the saddle' of the sella turcica where the pituitary gland is located?,
lesser wing of sphenoid
What is the name of the projection of the sphenoid bone that forms the posterior border of the anterior cranial fossa?
Which two bony processes descend from the body of the sphenoid bone and anchor the chewing muscles?
Which groove allows cranial nerves 3, 4 and 5 to pass to the eyes to control the eye movements?
Which perpendicular plate separates the nasal cavities and orbits (between the sphenoid and nasal bones)?
paired cribiform plates
which paired plates have olfactory foramina to allow the olfactory fibres to pass to the brain?
what is the collective name of the three membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. Consisting of - the dura mater, pia mater, and arachnoid mater?
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