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Axial skeleton questions
large, flat smooth portion of the temporal bone.
squamous region of the temporal bone
surrounds the external ear opening.
tympanic region of the temporal bone
posterior to the ear.
mastoid region of the temporal bone
lateral region of the skull base.
petrous region of the temporal bone
along the edge of the squamous region, connects the temporal to the parietal bone.
projection of squamosal region.
the mandible articulates here.
the ear canal, through which sound travels.
external acoustic meatus
needle like projection of tympanic region
the projection tha can be felt behind your ear.
opening between the mastoid and the styloid process.
openings of the petrous region.
internal acoustic meatus
between the occipital bone and the parietal bone.
the spinal cord passes through
connects to the top most vertebrae.
passageway for the hypoglossal nerve (XII)
the pituitary gland lies in this depression.
hypophyseal fossa of the sella turcica
the optic nerve passes through it.
optic canal (foramen)
seperates the two olfactory nerves.
olfactory nerve endings pass through the olfactory foramina in the plate.
the upper most part of the nasal septum
very difficult to see because of their location and small size
superior nasal concha
fits into the mandibular fossa of the temporal bone
angle of mandible
contains all the alveoli (alveolus-a tooth pocket)
alveolar margin of the mandible
contains all the alveoli
alveolar margin of the maxillae
makes up a third of the hard palate
zygomatic process and the zygomatic bone together make up the
contains the nasolacrimal duct through which tears pass into the nasal cavitity.
the lower most part of the nasal septum
is made of parts of the following bones, frontal, shpenoid, ethmoid, maxilla, lacrimal, zygomatic.
made of two parts.
the upper most part of the septum
perpendicular plate of the ethmoid
warms and moistens the air as you breathe.
the roof of the mouth
made of cartilage
made of bone
the joint between the temporal bone and the mandible.
found in a suture, belonging to neither of the larger bones which suture connects
the soft spots on a baby's skull
a pad of fibrocartilage between each pair of vertebrae
the tube composed of all the vertebral foramina through which the spinal cord passes
eventually fuse into sacrum
5 sacral vertebrae
often fuse into the coccyx
4 coccygeal vertebrae
on the dorsal side of the superior process
superior articulating facet
through which the spinal cord travels
on the ventral side of the inferior process
inferior articulating facet
between any two vertebrae, for the exit of spinal nerves from the vertebral canal
found only in the cervical vertebrae
C1-lacks a body and spinous process
smooth surfaces where a rib attaches
sometimes does not ossify
the result of the meeting of the manubrium and the body
point where body and xiphoid process fuse
first seven pairs
the last five pairs (indirectly attach to the sternum of lack a sternal attachment)
the last two false ribs, do not attach in front
articulates with the body of a vertebrae
head of rib
articulates with the transverse process of a vertebrae
tubercle of rib