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How many bones make up the skull?
A.15
B.6
C.22
D.8
C.22
How many cranial bones make up the skull?
A.8
B.7
C.14
D.3
A.8
(1 frontal, 2 parietal, 1 occipital, 2 teporal, 1 sphenoid, 1 ethmoid)
Fissure
Narrow slit
foramen
opening through which blood vessels, nerves or ligaments pass.
fossa
shallow depression
sulcus
furrow along a bone surface; accomodates a blood vessel, nerve, or tendon.
meatus
tubelike opening
-external auditory meatus of temporal bone-
condyle
large, round protuberance at the end of a bone
facet
smooth flat articular surface
head
rounded articular projection
-head of the femur-
crest
prominent ridge or elongated projection.
-iliac crest of hip bone-
epicondyle
projection above a condyle.
-medial epicondyle of the femur-
spinous process
sharp, slender projection.
-spinous process of vertebra-
trochanter
very large projection
-ONLY (one) greater trochanter of femur-
tubercle
small, rounded projection
-greater tubercle of the humerus-
tuberosity
large, rounded, usually roughened projection.
-ishial tuberosity of the hip bone-< major muscle attachments>
Structural features adapted for specific functions?
surface markings
Forms the forehead, roofs of the orbits and most of the anterior part of cranial floor?
Frontal bone
Where would you find supraorbital foramen?
A.ribs
B.mandible
C.frontal bone
D.ethmoid bone
C. frontal bone
Form the greater portion of the sides and roof of the cranial cavity?
Parietal bones
Where would you find the zygomatic process?
A.zygomatic bone
B.mandible
C.temporal bone
D.C2 vertebra
C. temporal bone
Together the temporal process and the zygomatic process form the zygomatic arch? T/F
TRUE
Located on the inferior surface of the zygomatic process of each temporal bone?
mandibular fossa
The mandibular fossa and the articular tubercle (of the temporal bone) articulate with the mandible to form what?
temporomandibular joint (TMJ)
Where would you find the external auditory meatus?
A.mandible
B.parietal bones
C.frontal bone
D.temporal bone
D. Temporal bone
Projects inferiorly from from teh inferior surface of the temporal bone and serves as a point of attachment for muscles and ligaments of the tongue and neck?
styloid process
Part of the temporal bone located at the floor of the cranial cavity; houses the internal ear and the middle ear?
petrous portion
Where would you find the carotid foramen and the jugular foramen?
A.sphenoid bone
B.occipital bone
C.temporal bone
D.vomer
C. temporal bone
-floor of cranial cavity-
Forms the posterior part and most the base of the cranium?
occipital bone
Where would you find the foramen magnum?
A.temporal bone
B.occipital bone
C.sphenoid bone
D. in the nose
B. occipital bone