Flashcards in Bones of the Skull and Face Deck (21):
which types of malignancies like to spread to bone?
true cranial bones protect the brain
which two bones make up the nasal septum?
vomer and ehtmoid (perpendicular plate)
what bones are considered the membranous bones of the skull?
what bones are considered the chondrocranium bones?
bones of the base of the skull (cartilaginous part of neurocranium)
what type of cartilage covers the TMJ
what is the role of the palate of the mouth?
prevents food from going into your nasal cavity
what bones are involved in the orbit?
what structures run through the optic canal?
CN II and opthalmic artery
what structures run through the SOF?
CN III, IV, V(1) and VI
sympathetic fibers (Horner's syndrome)
what structures run through the foramen ovale?
accessory meningeal artery
lesser petrosal nerve
emissary veins from cavernous sinus
what is the cavernous sinus?
thinned walled veins that create a cavity in the head (bordered by temporal and sphenoid bone
containes venous blood
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)
which structures run through the foramen spinosum?
middle meningeal artery and vein
which structures run through the IAM?
CN VII and VIII
which structures run through the jugular foramen?
CN IX, X, XI
sigmoid sinus (drains into internal jugular vein)
which structures run through the hypoglossal canal?
what is the outer fibrocartilage of IV discs called?