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31 Cards in this Set

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consists of the skull, veterbral column and thoracic cage
axial skeleton
are located inside the temporal bones
ear ossicles
floats in the neck and attaches to THROAT and TONGUE muscles
hyoid bone
transmits sound waves
external auditory meatus
is divided by the nasal septum
nasal cavity
seperates the oral and nasal cavities
hard palate
connect the nasal cavity
paranasal sinuses
is a point of attachment for one of the meninges
crista galli
is occupied by the pituitary gland
sella turcica
the internal carotid arteries pass through the
carotid canals
pass through the foramen magnum
veterbral arteries
most blood leaves the brain through the - which exit through the -
internal jugular VEINS
jugular foramina
processes provide atttachment for 3 muscles involved in movement of Tongue, Hyoid bone, Pharynx
forms inferolateral aspects of the skull
articulates with almost every cranial bone
forms part of nasal septum and lateral walls and roof of nasal cavity, medial wall of orbit
found in middle ear cavity
involved in sound transmission
ear ossicles
articulates with every facial bones except with mandible (2/3)
form cheek and part of orbit
construct bridge of nose
form posterior part of hard palate and a small part of nasal cavity and orbit walls (1/3)
part of nasal septum
intertertebral disc = ? + nucleous pulposis
annulus fibrosis
vetebral foramen contain and protects the
spinal cord
spinal nerves exit through
intervertebral foramina
transverse and spinous processes attach to - and -
ribs, cartilage and sternum
thoracic cage
upper and lower limbs, pelvic and pectoral girdles
appendicular skeleton
is attached loosely and functions in grasping and manipulation
upper limb
consists of the scapula and clavicle
pectoral girdle
lodged in tendon of quadriceps