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The Zygomatic bones?
Cheekbones
Name the Sutures
Coronal
Sagittal
Lamboidal
Squamousal
Name the Cranial Bones
8 Bones

Frontal, 2 Parietal, 2 Temporal, Sphenoid

Ethmoid, Occipital
Which Bone articulates with all the other cranial bones?
Sphenoid
Which bone contains the auditory meatus?
Temporal
What bone creates the forehead?
Frontal
Which cranial bones are in pairs?
Temporal , Parietal
Where is the mastoid process?
Behind the ear----included in the temporal bone.
What bone makes up the poserior portion of the roof of the mouth?
Palatine
Which is the strongest bone in the face?
Mandible
What bones make up the bridge of the nose?
Nasal Bones
What is the upper jaw bone?
maxillary bones
Which bone is shaped like a bat or butterfly?
Sphenoid
What is the purpose of the sinuses?
They lighten the weight of the skull.

A resonating chamber for the voice.

Drainage of fluids from the skull.
The soft spots on an infants head are called?
Fontanels
The opening in the base of the occipital bone where the spinal cord exit is
Foramen magnum
The sockets or spaces in the mandible and maxillae where teeth are anchored are called what?
Alveoli
The only moveable joint of the skull is the
Temporal-Mandibular Joint TMJ
The tear bones and smallest bones of the face?
Lacrimal bones
What condition exists when the maxillary bones do not fuse before birth?
Cleft palate