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Temporomandibular Joint

only freely movable joint in the skull, between the mandible and the temporal bone TMJ


Made up of Bones that are united by jagged immovable parts, none are movable except for one.


Bones of the _______ Frontal bones(2) interparietal bones (2) occipital bone (1) Parietal bones(2) temporal bones (2)


Bones of the _______ Incisive bones (2) lacrimal bones (2) mandible (1 or 2) maxillary bones (2) nasal bones (2) Zygomatic bones (2)

Occipital bone

Single bone that forms the "base" (caudoventral portion) of the skull, foramen magnum is the large opening where spinal cord exits from. Condyles of this bone form a joint with the atlas-first cervical vertebrae

Interparietal bones

two small bones on the dorsal midline between the occipital bone and the parietal bones

Parietal bones

two bones that form the dorsolateral portion of the cranium

Temporal bones

2 bones form the ventrollateral portion of the cranium, contains middle and inter ear stuctures part of the zygomatic arch form TMJ with the mandible


2 bones that form the forehead portion of the skull. form the rostral part of the cranium and part of the orbit of the eye

Incisive bones

Two bones that are the most rostral skull bones. house upper incisor teeth or dental pad.

Nasal bones

two bones that form the bridge of the nose

Maxillary bones

make up most of the upper jaw. house upper canine teeth contain ______ sinuses and portion of hard plate

Lacrimal bones

2 small bones that form part of the orbit of the eye contain _______ sacs part of tear drainage system.

Zygomatic bones

cheek bones. Two bones that form a portion of the orbit of the eye and a portion of the ______ arch

Mandible bones

lower jaw, two bones united rostrally by mandibular symphysis. shaft is horizontal part that houses all the lower teeth. forms TMJ with temporal bone


Internal bone of the face. Thin scroll like bones that fill most of the space in the nasal cavities conditions inhaled air

Hyoid bone

Attaches to the temporal bones and supports the base of the tongue

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