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Anatomy of the Brain and Skull
Farther away from the center of the body
Closer to the center of the body
toward the middle
towards the side
Imaginary plane that slices perpendicularly through the head parallel to the front of the face
Imaginary place slices parallel to the midline of the body (nose)
a sagittal section exactly through the midline
a sagital section parallel to the midsagittal
Transverse (horizontal) plane
At a right angle to the coronal & sagittal planes, divides the body into superior and inferior portions.
towards the front
towards the back (or dorsal)
towards the surface, shallow
under other layers
on the same side of the body (cerebellum)
opposite side of the body
a hollow tube, like the aorta or esophagus
a long, thin, solid structure. ;ole a merve or ligament
next to, to the side of
upon, outside of
inside of tube
What important structure is behind the Pterion bone?
The middle meningeal artery, which is a vital artery. Damage to this area may cause an epidural hermatoma!
Name of the forhead bulge?
What is TMJ?
A problem with the Tempromandibular joint where the joint flares, clicks, or is sore. Very common.
What is the name of the prominent line marking on the anterior side of the ocipital lobe?
Superior nuchal line
Where is the bregma?
The point where the parietal & frontal bones join
Where is the Asterion?
The point where the parietal, occipital, and temporal bones meet.
Where is the Nasion located?
The point where the nasal bone meets the frontal bone.
Name for the "bump of knowledge"?
Inion (think Onion with an I)
What goes through the Jugular foramen?
Internal jugular vein
What runs through the carotid canal?
Internal carotid artery
What runs through the foramen ovale?
What runs through the foramen spinosum?
Middle meningeal artery (mma)
What runs through the foramen rotundum?
The maxillary nerve
What is the role of the crista galli?
What sits on top of the sella turcia?
The pituitary gland
What four types of info can be learned from the fontanelles?
Why to the sutures of the elderly disappear?
Old age, or maturity
A person of primarily ______ descent tends to have a rather
*prognathus = jutting out