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15 Cards in this Set

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Nasal bones
meet at midline and form part of the bridge of the nose
mostly cartilage
articates with every facial bone except mandible
forms floor of orbital
Infraorbital foramen
an opening to the maxillae inferior to the orbit
infraorbital nerves and vessels passes through here
Alveolar processes
an arch that contains the alveoli(sockets) for the upper teeth
Palatine process
It forms hard palate by this and horizontal plate of the palatine bone
Maxillary sinuses
empities into nasal cavity
Temporal process
projects posteriorly
articulates with the zygomatic process of the temporal to form the zygomatic arch
curved, horizontal portion of the mandible
two perpendicular portions of the mandible
Where each ramus meets with the body of the mandible
Condylar process
Post. to ramus
articulates with the mandible fossa and articulates with the tuberlce of the temporal bone to form temporomandible joint
Mandibular notch
a depression btwn. the coronoid and condylar processes
Alveolar process
an arch containing the alveoli for the mandibular (lower) teeth
Mental Foramen
inferior to the second premolar tooth.
Mandibular foramen
Medial surface of each ramus
often used to inject anethetics