Flashcards in Craniofacial Skeleton Deck (11):
Define endochondral formation
cartilage template that forms bone
bone forms a condensation of mesenchyme
Define Growth fields
Where matrix can be laid down or resorbed
Define Growth sites
fields of significance growth of a bone (tuberosity/condyles)
Define Growth centers
Special growth sites, control overall growth of bone
What is the Calvaria? and components of it?
The 'skull cap'
mesoderm and neural crest orgin
what is the Cranial base? and other facts about it
base of the skull.
Endochondral bone, mainly neural crest
early fomr callled chondrocranium
What is the facial skeleton called
What is Anencephaly?
failure of rostral neural tube to close
What is Craniosynostosis?
premature fusion of the cranial vault sutures