Lab 1 - Anat Ref and Axial Skeleton

Lab 1 - Anat Ref and Axial Skeleton - Axial Skeleton The...

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Axial Skeleton Axial Skeleton The axial skeleton includes bones of the skull, vertebral column, and thorax.
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The Skull The Skull The Cranium and Facial bones make up the skull 8 Cranium bones compose the dome of the skull. Allows the skull to be both light and strong 14 facial bones make up the face All of the facial bones are paired except for the Mandible and Vomer Also contain cavities for special sense organs, provide openings for air and food and anchor the teeth and facial muscles. 21/22 of the bones in the skull fuse during growth at joint lines called sutures
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Sutures Sutures Sutures: are interlocking joints that firmly unite all bones of the adult skull Coronal: attaches frontal bone to parietal bone Saggital : extends from occiptal bone to the frontal bone, separates the parietal bone *Squamous: along the temporal bone; separates temporal bone and parietal bone Lambdoid: along the occipital bone; connects occipital bone to parietal bone
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Facial and Cranial bones Facial and Cranial bones
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Facial and Cranial Bones Facial and Cranial Bones
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PET 3322L taught by Professor Rich during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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Lab 1 - Anat Ref and Axial Skeleton - Axial Skeleton The...

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