Bones and joints

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Bones and joints Bones of the Skull Frontal Parietal Occipital Temporal Sphenoid Zygoma Maxilla
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Lacrimal Ethmoid Nasal Mandible Joints of the skulls Aside from the mandible all the other bones in the human skull are joined by fibrous joints called sutures. Some of these sutures form in utero; others form and strengthen post partum. The main sutures in the human skull are as follows: Coronal suture – between the frontal and parietal bones Lamboid suture – between the occipital and parietal bones Sagital suture – between the two parietal bones Frontal suture – unifies the two halves of the frontal bone Squamosal suture – between the temporal and parietal bones Opitomastoid suture – between the occipital and mastoid region of the parietal bones There is an area of inherent weakness in the skull where the frontal, sphenoid, parietal and temporal bones fuse. This region is termed the pterion, below the pterion lies the
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