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Name: Gabrielle Frances E. FernandezSection: BSN1FDate: September 16, 2020The Skull1. The skull is one of the major components of the axial skeleton. Name the other two.
What structures does each of these three components of the axial skeleton protect?
2. Define suture:
3. With one exception, the skull bones are joined by sutures. Name the exception.
4. What are the four major sutures of the skull, and what bones do they connect?
5. Name the eight bones composing the cranium.
6. Give two possible functions of the sinuses.
7. What is the orbit?
8. Why can the sphenoid bone be called the keystone of the cranial floor?
9. Match the bone names in column B with the descriptions in column A. (Some choices may be usedmore than once.)Column AColumn BFrontal1. bone forming anterior cranium, or foreheadethmoidZygomatic2. cheekbonefrontalMaxilla3. upper jawhyoidNasal4. bridge of noselacrimalPalate5. posterior roof of mouthmandibleParietal6. bone pair united by the sagittal suturemaxillaTemporal7. site of jugular foramen and carotid canalnasalSpehnoid8. contains a “saddle” that houses the pituitary glandoccipitalLacrimal9. has an opening that allows tears to passpalatineMaxilla

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sphenoid bone, coronal suture, thoracic vertebrae, sagittal suture, false ribs

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