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How many facial bones are there

14

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Know what facial bones there are two of

◾️nasal
◾️lacrimal
◾️zygomatic
◾️palatine
◾️inferior nasal conchae
◾️maxillary

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Which bones make the bridge of the nose

Nasal bones

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Which facial bones are the smallest in the skull

Lacrimal

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What is the purpose of the lacrimal foramen

Where the tear duct passes

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Which facial bones are the largest immovable bones

Maxillary

6

The body of the maxilla contains the

Maxillary sinus

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Where is the infraorbital foramen located? What bone is it on? What structure is it located under?

➡️located on the maxillary bone under each orbit

8

What is the alveolar process?

Inferior borders of spongy bone that support roots of teeth

9

The anterior nasal spine is part of what bone

Maxillary

10

The anterior nasal spine correlates with what landmark

Midline junction of maxillary

Acanthion

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The prominence of the cheeks is formed by the

Zygomatic

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Which process is part of the zygomatic bone

Temporal process

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The zygomatic arch is formed by which two processes

Temporal and zygomatic

14

The L shaped facial bones are

Palatine

15

Which facial bone is scroll shaped

Inferior nasal conchae

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The vomer forms what part of the nasal septum

Inferior nasal septum

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What is the largest bone and densest bone of the face

Mandible

18

What portion is the body of the mandible

Horizontal

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What portion is the rami of the mandible

Vertical

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The angle of the mandible is also known as the

Gonion

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The bump on the lower front of the mandible is called

Mental protuberance

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The area where the right and left halves of the mandible have fused is called

Symphysis

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Where the mental foramina located

Halfway between superior/inferior borders below 2nd premolar teeth

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The mandibular notch is located between what two structures

Coronoid and condylar process

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In the mandible which process is anterior and which is posterior?

➡️anterior-coronoid
➡️posterior- condylar

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The condyle of the mandible articulates with what to form the TMJ?

Mandibular fossa of temporal bone

27

What shape is the hyoid bone?

U shaped

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Where is the hyoid bone located?

Base of tongue

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Does the hyoid bone attach to any other bone?

No