Anatomy 1 - Skull Osteology

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  1. What is the orbital part of the frontal bone?
    The orbital or horizontal part of the frontal bone (pars orbitalis) consists of two thin triangular plates, the orbital plates, which form the vaults of the orbits, and are separated from one another by a median gap, the ethmoidal notch.

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  2. What is the frontal crest of the frontal bone?
    The internal surface of the squama frontalis of the frontal bone is concave and presents in the upper part of the middle line a vertical groove, the sagittal sulcus, the edges of which unite below to form a ridge, the frontal crest

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  3. What is the frontal  sinus of the frontal bone
    The frontal sinus are situated behind the brow ridges. Sinuses are mucosa-lined airspaces within the bones of the face and skull. 

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  4. What  the basilar part of the occipital bone?
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  5. What is the squamous part of the occipital bone?
    The squama of the occipital bone, situated above and behind the foramen magnum, is curved from above downward and from side to side.

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  6. What is the external occipital protuberance?
    Near the middle of the occipital squama is the external occipital protuberance.

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  7. What is the internal occipital protuberance?
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  8. What is the clivus of the occipital bone?
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  9. What are the occipital condyles?
    The occipital condyles are undersurface protuberances of the occipital bone in vertebrates, which function in articulation with the superior facets of the atlas vertebra.

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  10. What is the petrous part of the temporal bone?
    The petrous portion of the temporal bone orpyramid is pyramidal and is wedged in at the base of the skull between the sphenoid and occipital bones

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  11. What is the squamous part of the temporal bone?
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  12. What is the tympanic part of the temporal bone?
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  13. What is the mastoid part of the temporal bone.
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  14. What is the zygomatic process of the temporal bone?
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  15. What is the styloid process of the temporal bone?
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  16. What is the mastoid process of the temporal bone?
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  17. What is the body of the sphenoid bone?
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