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Flashcards in Skull Deck (32):
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Calvaria

Skull cap

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Basicranium

Basal plate

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Viscerocranium

Lower portion of the skull

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Neurocranium

Superior portion of the skull

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Bone structure of the skull

Spongy bone sandwiched between dense cortical bone

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Nasion

Frontonasal and internasal sutures meet

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Glabella

Frontal bones superior to root of nose between eyebrows

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Bregma

Junction of coronal and sagittal sutures

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Vertex

Superior point on the neurocranium

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Lambda

Junction point of lambdoid and sagittal sutures

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Pterion

Junction point of greater wind of sphenoid, squamous temporal, frontal, and parietal bones

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Asterion

Star-shaped junction of parietomastoid, occipitomastoid, lambdoid

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Inion

Most prominent point of external occipital protuberance

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Fontanelles

soft spots of neonate skulls. Anterior (parietal and frontal bones) and posterior (parietal and occipital bones)

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Pneumatic space in the frontal bone

Frontal sinus

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What bones form the upper jaw?

Maxillae

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What part of the maxillae includes the alveoli of the upper teeth?

Alveolar process

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What is the opening for the nasal cavity in the maxillae called?

Piriform aperture

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Forms part of the the medial wall of the orbit

Lacrimal bones

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Le Fort I Fx

Horizontal fx superior to the maxillary alveolar process, crossing the bony nasal septum

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Le Fort II Fx

Entire central part of the face is separated from the rest of the cranium. No zymgomatic involvement

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Coronal suture

Frontal bones, parietal bones

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Sagittal Suture

Parietal bone articulation

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Bregma

Junction of coronal and sagital suture

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Lambdoid suture

Parietal bone and occipital bon articulation

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Lambda

Juntion of lambdoid suture and sagittal suture

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Parts of the temportal bone

Squamous part, Zygomatic process, Tympanic part, Mastiod process, styloid process, petrous part

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Foramen ovale

Cranical nerve 3 passage. Posteriolateral to pterygoid process

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Foramen spinosum

Middle meningeal artery. Posteriolateral to foramen ovale

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Jugular foramen

CNs 9, 10, 11 and Internal Jugular Vein

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Hypoglossal Canals

CN 12

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Paranasal Sinues

Frontal, Ethmoidal, Sphenoidal, Maxillary