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Flashcards in The Skull Deck (13):
1

How many bones form the skull?

28 bones including the auditory ossicles

2

Excluding the auditory ossicles, how many bones form the skull?

22

3

What is the cranium?

the skull minus the mandible

4

How many bones form the cranium?

27

5

What is the calvaria?

the skullcap

6

What is the neurocranium?

the part of the skull that surrounds the brain

7

How many bones form the neurocranium?

8

8

What bones form the neurocranium?

- frontal
- parietal
- occipital
- temporal
- sphenoid
- ethmoid

9

What is the facial skeleton?

the bones that support the face

10

How many bones form the facial skeleton?

14

11

What bones form the facial skeleton?

- mandible
- vomer
- nasal
- maxilla
- lacrimal
- inferior nasal concha
- palatine
- zygomatic

12

By strict definition, what is the splanchnocranium?

the bones that support the face minus the mandible

13

What bones form the splanchnocranium?

- vomer
- nasal
- maxilla
- lacrimal
- inferior nasal concha
- palatine
- zygomatic

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