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Forms the cranial cavity, which encloses and protects the brain?
Cranial bones
What two bones together form the temporomandibular joint (TMJ)?
1. temporal bone
2. mandible
Where would you find the mental foramen and the mandibular foramen?
on the mandible
-mental foramen:inferior to 2nd premolar, mandibular foramen: medial surface ea. ramus.-
Which is NOT a component of the nasal septum?
A. vomer
B. septal cartilage
C. perpendicular plate
D. sphenoid bone
D. Sphenoid bone
There are three cranial bones that make up the orbit of the eye? T/F
TRUE
-frontal, sphenoid, ethmoid-
There are 3 facial bones that make up the orbit of the eye? T/F
FALSE
-there are four, palatine, zygomatic, lacrimal, and maxilla-
Small bones located within joints between certain cranial bones?
sutural bones
Unites the frontal bone and both parietal bines?
coronal suture
Unites the two parietal bones on the superios midline of the skull?
sagittal suture
Unites the two parietal bones to the occipital bone?
lambdoid suture
Unite the parietal and temporal bones on the lateral aspects of the skull?
squamous sutures