SKELETON - SKELETON ETHMOID BONE CRISTA GALLI Serves as...

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ETHMOID BONE CRISTA GALLI Serves as attachment for the meninges (protective cover) of the brain Superior pointing projection within the cranial cavity CRIBRIFORM PLATE Plate with holes that allow the passage of olfactory nerves from the nasal cavity to the brain in the cranial cavity
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Nasal Cavity Figure 7.10b
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Paranasal Sinuses Figure 7.11
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SPHENOID BONE Contains a depression called the Sella Turcica or Hypophyseal fossa The pituitary or hypophysis is contained within this depression
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Figure 7.4b
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FETAL SKULL Before and after birth the skull bones are incomplete and connected by FONTANELS Fontanels consist of fibrous membranes (unossified) in between the skull bones Four Fontanels: Anterior Posterior Sphenoid Mastoid
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Developmental Aspects: Fetal Skull Skull bones such as the mandible and maxilla are unfused Figure 7.33
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Vertebral Column Figure 7.13
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Vertebral Column: Ligaments Figure 7.14a
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INTERVERTEBRAL DISCS Consists of Two Components
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course BIOL 310 taught by Professor Kay-nishiyama during the Fall '07 term at CSU Northridge.

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