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1

which types of malignancies like to spread to bone?

prostate cancer
breast cancer
lung cancer

2

neurocranial bones

true cranial bones protect the brain

3

viscerocranial bone

facial bones

4

which two bones make up the nasal septum?

vomer and ehtmoid (perpendicular plate)

5

what bones are considered the membranous bones of the skull?

flat bones

6

what bones are considered the chondrocranium bones?

bones of the base of the skull (cartilaginous part of neurocranium)

7

what type of cartilage covers the TMJ

hyaline

8

what is the role of the palate of the mouth?

prevents food from going into your nasal cavity

9

what bones are involved in the orbit?

FroZEMPLS
Frontal
Zygomatic
Ethmoid
Maxilla
Palatine
Lacrimal
Sphenoid

10

what structures run through the optic canal?

CN II and opthalmic artery

11

what structures run through the SOF?

CN III, IV, V(1) and VI
opthalmic vein
sympathetic fibers (Horner's syndrome)

12

what structures run through the foramen ovale?

CN V(3)
accessory meningeal artery
lesser petrosal nerve
emissary veins from cavernous sinus
otic ganglion

13

what is the cavernous sinus?

thinned walled veins that create a cavity in the head (bordered by temporal and sphenoid bone
containes venous blood

14

what structures run through the foramen lacerum?

internal carotid artery
circle of willis
artery of pterygoid canal
nerve of pterygoid canal
parasympathetic nerve fivers
emissary veins connecting pterygoid plexus with cavernous sinus (route of infection)

15

falx cerebri

separates cerebrum

16

which structures run through the foramen spinosum?

CN V(3)
middle meningeal artery and vein

17

which structures run through the IAM?

CN VII and VIII

18

which structures run through the jugular foramen?

CN IX, X, XI
sigmoid sinus (drains into internal jugular vein)

19

which structures run through the hypoglossal canal?

CN XII

20

what is the outer fibrocartilage of IV discs called?

annulus fibrosus

21

what is the inner spongy part of IV discs called?

nucleus pulposus

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