Unformatted text preview: Appendicular skeleton —composed of appendage bones (upper and lower limbs) and the bones that hold these limbs to the trunk (pectoral and pelvic girdles) I. SKULL A. Basic description i. Skull is composed of cranial and facial bones 1. Cranial bones form the round cranium that encloses the brain. Composed of 8 bones: unpaired ethmoid, frontal, occipital, sphenoid bones and the paired parietal and temporal bones. Also has attachment sites for jaw, head, neck muscles. 2. Facial bones form the face and protect entrances to the digestive and respiratory systems. Also provides attachment sites for muscles B. Views of the Skull and Landmark Features...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2010 for the course BIO 1004 taught by Professor Nef during the Spring '10 term at Holy Family University.
- Spring '10