axial skeleton.txt

  1. cranial bones
    frontal, parietal, occipital, (correspond to areas of brain) sphenoid, ethmoid
  2. features on occipital bone
    foramen magnum, occipital condyles
  3. temporal bones
    external auditory meatus, zygomatic process, mandibular fossa, styloid process, mastoid process
  4. sphenoid bone
    lesser & greater wings, sella turcica (Turk's saddle)
  5. Turk's saddle
    where the pituitary gland sits
  6. ethmoid bone
    crista galli, cribiform plate, superior nasal conchae
  7. crista galli
    anchor point for brain
  8. cribiform plate
    for olfactory nerves
  9. cranial sutures
    coronal, sagittal, squamosal, lambdoidal
  10. coronal suture
    between frontal and parietal plates
  11. sagittal suture
    between L&R parietal plates
  12. squamosal suture
    between parietal & temporal plates
  13. lambdoidal suture
    between parietal & occipital plates
  14. facial bones
    nasal, lacrimal, zygomatic, maxillary, palatine, mandibular, Vomer, inferior nasal conchae, orbit, nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses
  15. zygomatic arch
    made up of 2 parts - zygomatic process of the tempooral bone and temporal process of the zygomatic bone
  16. maxillary bones
    includes zygomatic process, infra-orbital foramens, palatine processes
  17. mandible
    includes mental foramens, mandibular foramens, coronoid process, mandibular notch, mandibular condyle
  18. paranasal sinuses
    include frontal, ethmoid & maxillary
  19. hyoid bone
    in throat - only bone that does not articulate with another bone
  20. vertebral column regions
    cervical, thoracic, lumbar & sacral
  21. spinous process points
    down = thoracic, out = lumbar
  22. cervical vertebrae
    only ones with transverse foramen
  23. spinal curvatures
    primary and secondary
  24. Atlas vertebra
    C1, cervical, has articulated plates top & bottom for both skull (occipital condyle) & Axis to sit
  25. Axis vertebra
    C2, has dens for Atlas to rotate
  26. sternum
    manubrium, body & Xiphoid process
  27. ribs
    true ribs, false ribs, floating ribs
  28. true ribs
    top 7, connect directly to sternum
  29. false ribs
    bottom 5, no connection directly to sternum
  30. floating ribs
    last 2
  31. maxillary bones
    2 - form upper jaw, anterior roof of mouth, floors of orbits and sides and floors of nasal cavity
  32. palatine
    2 - form posterior roof of mouth and floor and lateral walls of nasal cavity
  33. zygomatic
    2 - form prominences of cheeks and lateral walls and floors of orbits
  34. lacrimal
    2 - form part of medial walls of orbits
  35. nasal
    2 - form bridge of nose
  36. Vomer
    1 - forms inferior portion of nasal septum
  37. inferior nasal chonchae
    2 - extend into nasal cavity to form lateral walls
  38. mandible
    1 - forms lower jaw
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axial skeleton.txt
Axial skeleton