14_Skull - SKULL 1 Brain Case vs the Facial Skeleton The Skull 1 Braincase protects and supports the brain 2 Facial skeleton protects and supports

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ANA 300Y – Winter, 2006 1 SKULL 1. Brain Case vs. the Facial Skeleton. 2. Calvarium of the Brain Case a diploic cavity lies between the inner and outer tables of bone frontal bone (frontal air sinus), parietal bones temporal bones (squamous parts) – zygomatic and mastoid processes mastoid air cells), external auditory meatus, mandibular fossa occipital bone – occipital condyles, external occipital protuberance the greater wing of the sphenoid The Skull 1. Braincase protects and supports the brain. 2. Facial skeleton protects and supports the airways, food passages, and special senses.
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ANA 300Y – Winter, 2006 2 3. Sutures coronal suture, sagittal suture, lambdoid suture bregma, lambda, pterion anterior and posterior fontanelles 4. The Floor of the Brain Case anterior cranial fossa – cribriform plate of the ethmoid, crista galli, orbital plates of the frontal bone, lesser wings of the sphenoid.
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2009 for the course ANATOMY ana300y1 taught by Professor Wiley during the Winter '09 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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14_Skull - SKULL 1 Brain Case vs the Facial Skeleton The Skull 1 Braincase protects and supports the brain 2 Facial skeleton protects and supports

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