The Skull

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Forehead Bone
Frontal
Upper Jaw
Maxilla
Cheekbone
Zygomatic
Lower Jaw
Mandible
On Walls of Nasal Fossa
Nasal Conchae
Unpaired Bones
Ethmoid, Frontal, Mandible, Occipital, Sphenoid, Vomer
Bones of Hard Palate
Maxilla, Palatine
Back and Bottom of Skull
Occipital
External bridge of nose
Nasal
Contain Sinuses
Ethmoid, Frontal, Maxilla, Sphenoid
On median line in nasal cavity
Vomer
Incisive Fossa
Mandible
Mastoid Process
Temporal
Sella Turcica
Sphenoid
Styloid Process
Temporal
Lighten the skull
Sinuses- frontal, Ethmoid, Sphenoid, Maxillary
Allow Compression of skull bones during birth
Frontanel
Superior Nasal Concha
Ethmoid
Provides attachment site for flax cerebri
Crista Galli
Allow sounds waves to enter the skull
External Acoustic meatus
Provides anchorage for sternocleidomastoideus muscle
Mastoid process
Point of attachments for some tongue muscles
Styloid process, Genial Tubercal
Point of articulation between skull and first vertebra
Occipital condyle
Point of articulation between mandible and skull
TMJ