BIOL 223L Lab 3 - Terms

  1. The thickening of the frontal bone that helps to protect the eye is the:
    supraorbital margin
  2. The depression on the temporal bone that articulates with the jaw is the:
    mandibular fossa
  3. The large opening in the occipital bone is the:
    foramen magnum
  4. Name the feature that articulates with the atlas.
    occipital condyles
  5. The raised ridge on the back of the skull is the:
    external occipital protuberance
  6. The depressed area on top of the sphenoid bone which holds the pituitary gland is the:
    sella turcica
  7. The tiny canals in the sphenoid that allow for passage of nerves from the eye to the brain are the:
    optic foramen
  8. What structure forms the roof of the nasal cavity?
    the cribriform plate of the ethmoid
  9. On which surface of the ethmoid can the crista galli be found?
    superior surface
  10. Name the anterior process of the mandible.
    coronoid process
  11. Name the superior process of the mandible.
    condylar process
  12. Which bones are just posterior to the nasal and maxillary bones?
    lacrimal bones
  13. What bone is directly posterior to the roof of your mouth?
    palatine bones
  14. Which bone forms the inferior portion of the nasal septum?
    the vomer
  15. Tiny bones that form within suture lines are known as:
    wormian bones
  16. List the three parts of the sternum.
    • manubrium
    • body
    • xiphoid process
  17. List the two notches found in the manubrium.
    • jugular (suprasternal)
    • clavicular
  18. On which side of the sacrum can the sacral promontory be found, anterior or posterior?
  19. The point at which the lumbar 5 vertebrae articulates with the sacrum is known as the:
    lumbrosacral joint
  20. The part of the rib that articulates with the demi-facet of a thoracic vertebrae is the:
  21. Between the head and the tubercle of a rib is the region known as the:
  22. When identifying whether a rib is left or right, the costal goove should be oriented:
  23. What connects a vertebrae to the vertebrae above it?
    superior articular processes
  24. Processes the extend laterally from the vertebral arch are known as:
    transverse processes
  25. Which type of vertebrae looks like "Bullwinkle" the moose?
    lumbar vertebrae
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BIOL 223L Lab 3 - Terms
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