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nasal bone

support the bridge of the nose

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lacrimal bone

smallest facial bone

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vomer bone

forms inferior portion of nasal septum

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inferior nasal conchae

create air turbulence in the nasal cavity

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palatine bone

form the posterior portion of hard palate

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zygomatic bone

cheek bone
- temporal process: forms zygomatic arch

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maxillae bone

form upper jaw and hard palate

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alveolar processes

contain upper teeth

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palantine processes

forms most of hard palate

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maxillary sinuses

largest sinuses in the skull

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mandible bone

forms lower jaw

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alveolar processes

contains lower teeth

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condylar processes

attaches to temporalis muscle (closes mouth)

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coronoid processes

articulates with mandibular fuss of temporal bone to form TMJ (temporal-mandibular joint)

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paranasal sinuses

air-filled chambers connected to the nasal cavity
- lighten skull bones
- provide mucous epithelium (flushes nasal cavity)

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4 paranasal sinuses

frontal
ethmoidal
sphenoidal
maxillary

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palate

formed from 4 bones
- maxillae (2)
- palatine (2)
- soft tissue (uvula)

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nasal septum

formed from...
- perpendicular plate of ethmoid
- vomer
- cartilage