anatomy Ch07h - Human Anatomy McKinley & O'Loughlin...

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Human Anatomy Chapter 7: The Axial Skeleton Skeletal System o Typically, there are 206 bones in an adult skeleton, although this number varies in some individuals. Skeletal System o The axial skeleton is composed of the bones along the central axis of the body: o The appendicular skeleton consists of the bones of the appendages: The Skull o The skull is divided into cranial and facial divisions Markings of the Skull o Numerous bone markings Cavities of The Skull o The largest cavity is the cranial cavity, which encloses, cushions, and supports the brain. The Cranium o Cranial bones form the rounded cranium, which completely surrounds and encloses the brain.
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Sutures of the Skull o Sutures are immovable fibrous joints that form the boundaries between the cranial bones. Coronal suture Lamboid suture Sagittal suture Squamosal suture Sutural (wormian bones) Cranial Bones (8 bones) Frontal bone (unpaired) Superciliary arches (brow ridges); more prominent in males
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2011 for the course BIOL 20 taught by Professor Staff,m during the Spring '08 term at Fresno City College.

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