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Head&Neck: Bones and Joints Part 1

Learn the names and descriptions of the bones and joints in the head and neck. part 1: skull
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Frontal Bone
This bone forms the skeleton of the forehead
Supraorbital Notch
Also known as the Foramen, this notch lodges the supraorbital nerve and vessels
Nasal Bone
Forms the bony part of the external nose
Lacrimal Bone
Small fragile bone making up part of the front inner walls of each eye socket and providing room for the passage of the lacrimal ducts
Zygomatic Bone
the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek
Infraorbital foramen
Opening under the orbit carrying the infraorbital nerves and blood vessels the the nasal region
Maxilla
Upper Jaw bone
Mental Foramen
Transmits the mental nerve and vessels
Mandible
Lower Jaw Bone
Temporal Bone
A thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear
Parietal Bone
Either of two skull bones between the frontal and occipital bones and forming the top and sides of the cranium that transmits an emissary vein
Coronal Suture
Suture between Parietal and Frontal bones
Sphenoid Bone
Bone at the base of the skull that consists of a body and three pairs
Lacrimal Bone
Small fragile bone making up part of the front inner walls of each eye socket and providing room for the passage of the lacrimal ducts
Frontal Process
Part of the zygomatic bone that goes upwards towards the frontal bone
Alveolar Process
A ridge that forms the borders of the upper and lower jaws and contains the sockets of the teeth