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Flashcards in Craniofacial Skeleton Deck (11):
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Define endochondral formation

cartilage template that forms bone

2

Define intramembranous

bone forms a condensation of mesenchyme

3

Define Growth fields

Where matrix can be laid down or resorbed

4

Define Growth sites

fields of significance growth of a bone (tuberosity/condyles)

5

Define Growth centers

Special growth sites, control overall growth of bone

6

What is the Calvaria? and components of it?

The 'skull cap'
Intramembranous bone
mesoderm and neural crest orgin
AKA desmocranium

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what is the Cranial base? and other facts about it

base of the skull.
Endochondral bone, mainly neural crest
early fomr callled chondrocranium

8

What is the facial skeleton called

viscerocranium

9

What is Anencephaly?

failure of rostral neural tube to close

10

What is Craniosynostosis?

premature fusion of the cranial vault sutures

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The mandible is what type of bone growth?

Both Intermembranous (everything else) and endochondral (condyle)