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10 Cards in this Set

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Axial skeleton
22 skull, 7 accessory, 26 vertebral, 25 thoracic cage
8 cranial bones
2 parietal, 2 temporal, 1 frontal, 1 occipital, 1 sphenoid, 1 ethmoid
14 facial bones
1 vomer, 1 mandible, 2 maxillae, 2 parietal, 2 lacrimal, 2 zygomatic, 2 nasal, 2 inferior nasal conchae
4 cranial sutures
Sagittal – 2 parietal; squamous – temporal + parietal; coronal – frontal + parietals; lambdoid – parietals + occipital
4 cranial fontanels
fontanels - soft spots in infants; these are: Anterior – largest one, maxillary, shpenoidal, mastoid
4 sinusis
sinus - hallow cavity filled with air; Maxillary – largest, frontal, shpenoidal, ethmoidal
Alveolar processes
Found in maxillae and mandible, hold the teeth in place
26 vertebral columns
7 cervical, 12 thoracic, 5 lumbar, 1 sacral, 1 coccyx
3 Vertebral abnormalities
exaggerated curvatures of the vertebrae; these are: Kyphosis or "humpback" thoracic, Lordosis or swayed lumbar as in pregnant women, scoliosis or lateral sway to right or left
2 vertebral disc pads
Annulus fibrosus an hard, outer, fibrous ring; and Nucleus pulposus a jelly-like substance inside