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Skull Anatomy

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anterior (frontal) fontanel
frontal
Posterior (occipital) fontanel
anterolateral (sphenoidal) fontanel
posterolateral (mastoid) fontanel
coronal/frontal suture
sagittal/parietal suture
Lambdoibal/occipital suture
Squamosal/temporal suture
frontal bone
parietal bone
temporal bone
occipital bone
sphenoid bone
facet
small, nearly flat articular surface
fossa
deep depression or shallow basin
condyle
rounded process
foramen
opening or passageway
suture
interlocking line of union
crest
narrow, ridgelike projections
fontanel
soft region between bones of skulls
fovea
tiny pit or depression
head
rounded enlargement at end of bone
meatus
tubelike passageway
sinus
air-filled cavity within bone
spine
thornlike projection
trochanter
relatively large process
tubercle
small, knoblike process
zygomatic arch
formed by the union of the temporal process of the zygomatic bone and the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.