Unit III - Facial bones

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Unit III - Facial bones
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2014-02-23 21:35:27
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  1. maxillae
  2. palantines: bones that form the roof of the mouth
  3. zygomatics: bones that form the cheeks
  4. lacrimals: form part of the medial wall of each orbit, contains passageway for the nasolacrimal duct, which drains tears into the nasal cavity.
  5. nasal: form the bridge of the nose, laterally articulates with the maxillae
  6. inferior nasal conchae: inferior to middle nasal conchae, but are separate bones
  7. vomer: articulates along its midline with both the maxillae and the palantine bones, articulates with the perpendicular plate with the ethmoid bone.
  8. mandible: forms the entire lower jaw, point of the chin is the mental protuberance

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