Bones of the head and neck

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  • Describe The Structure Of The Nasal Bone

    1. Nasal bone a. These bones serve as attachments sites for the cartilaginous tissues that shape the nose (AnatomyExpert, 2014). 2. Nasal Cartilage a. The nasal cartilage articulates with the ethmoid bone to anteriorly separate the nasal passage into two halves (Starkey, Brown, & Ryan, 2011). 3. Zygoma a. The zygoma is a sturture that fused to the maxilla and the temporal bones to form the prominent zygomatic arch beneath the eyes (Starkey, et al., 2011). 4. Maxilla a. The main functions for the maxilla bone are housing the teeth, forming the roof of the oral cavity, forming the floor and lateral wall of the nasal cavity, containing the maxillary sinus, and contributing to the floor of the orbit (Starkey, et al., 2011). 5. Temporomandibular joint TMJ a. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is…

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  • Missing Person Observation

    Bones that were taken from the body at the crime scene went under much analysis in order to determine the gender, race, height, and age of the missing person that was retrieved. The first part of data was retrieved in order to determine the gender of the missing person. The pelvic bone was analyzed first. The first measurement made was for the degree of the Sub-Pubic angle and gave forth the measurement of 84 degrees. This test, however, was redone and the final determination of the angle is…

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  • Muscle: Location, Action, Shape, And Function

    verbally. These prefixes and suffixes can be described by the: size of the muscle, location of the muscles, direction of the muscle fibers, amount of origins, shape of a muscle, and location of a muscle origin/insertion. For example listed are the five different muscles: gluteus maximus the first word indicates its location of the muscle its association to a bone, region, and its size; extensor carpi ulnaris the first word indicates it is an action muscle, the second…

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  • Essay On Cervical Strain

    that affect the bones in the neck (cervical spine) and the soft tissues in the neck. A strain is when muscles or tissues (tendons) that connect muscles to bones stretch or tear. A sprain is when the tissues (ligaments) that connect bones stretch or tear. Cervical strains and sprains usually happen because of "whiplash" injuries. Whiplash is when the neck is forcefully whipped backward or forward. This condition can range from mild to severe. Severe injuries can damage the spinal cord and…

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  • Sauropod Neck Structure

    appendages (primarily the neck and tail) is one aspect of these dinosaurs where research continues to provide new answers. This paper seeks to examine some of the more current research regarding sauropod neck functionality and structure, thus providing a comprehensive understanding of where the scientific world stands regarding this particular topic. Current Research Often times, when scientists want to better understand the movement and function of extinct dinosaurs, they…

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  • Muscles In The Human Body Movement

    The human body is composed of muscle which are responsible for body movement. Muscles in found in the human body attach to the bones of the skeletal system, in a human body there are “700 individual muscles that make up part of a person’s weight and the muscular system. Each of these muscles are separate organ which are made up of skeletal tissues, nerves, blood vessels and muscle tissues. Muscle tissues are found throughout the human body, inside the heart, the blood vessels and the digestive…

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  • Inner Fish Assignment

    this prediction by displaying an animal with fish scales and fins, but also a flat head and bones that moved in a way that made the animal capable of walking onto land. This was the “missing link” that Shubin was hoping to find, it is the transition animal between fish and land animal. Shubin says that Tiktaalik represents human anatomy because he points out one major similarity that humans and this animal share. Shubin describes how the shoulder and arm of the Tiktaalik and the human are…

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  • Consequences Of Motocross

    himself. The risks riders take, range from minor cuts and scrapes to broken bones, injured organs and concussions. Surgeries and rehabilitating are part of most riders’ lives. Protective gear and dirt bike education can significantly reduce the severity of injuries. However if you ask any rider, they will tell you that…

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  • Nefertiti Bust Analysis

    The limestone painted bust of Nefertiti and was created in the 18th Dynasty between 1353-1335 BCE and was found in the workshop of sculptor, Thutmose. It was discovered in Amarna, Egypt in 1912 by a German archaeological team led by Ludwig Borchardt. Many art historians believe the bust to be a 3D sketch or model that may have been for other representations of Nefertiti, a closer inspection of the bust had revealed that the bust was not just painted limestone, but limestone that is covered in a…

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  • Chimpanzee Foot Comparisons

    H. floresiensis exhibits primitive traits in their entire skeleton, but especially their foot, again showcasing that chimpanzees are proxies. In looking at the feet of H. floresiensis, there is a proportional difference between the foot and long bones of the leg (Jungers et al., 2009). This proportion is similar to that of apes, not that of modern humans. H. floresiensis is lacking the hourglass shape seen in the proximal pedal phalanges of modern humans. The talus shows both primitive and…

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