Bones of the Face

Bones of the Face - Bones of the Face Paired (6) 1....

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Paired (6) 1. Maxillary Bones (maxillae): upper jaw - second largest bone in the face - contribute to formation of roof of mouth, floor and lateral walls of nasal cavity, and floor of orbital cavities/each bone consists of a 4-sided body and 4 processes (as well as other landmarks) - Surfaces: 1. anterior (facial) surface: frontal process, zygomatic process, anterior nasal spine, canine eminence, canine fossa, infraorbital foramen 2. orbital surface: superior surface forms part of orbital floor 3. nasal surface: medial surface forms part of lateral wall of nasal cavity 4. infratemporal (posterior) surface 5. maxillary tuberosity - inferior boundary of infratemporal surface 6. palatine process: both sides form anterior 3/4 of hard palate 7. alveolar process: extends interiorly from body houses roots of maxillary teeth = alveolar ridge 8. premaxilla: small, anterior portion of hard palate Articulations: frontal bone, nasal bone, ethmoid bone, lacrimal bone, zygomatic bone, vomer bone, palatine bone, inferior conchal bone (turbinate) Bones of the Face
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2. Lacrimal Bone (Paired):
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2010 for the course CODS 361 taught by Professor Gel during the Spring '10 term at WPUNJ.

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