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occipital bone - occipital bone forms the posterior part...

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occipital bone foramen magnum : large opening at base of skull where the medulla oblongata of brain connects with the spinal cord occipital condyles: oval processes on either side of the foramen magnum that articulate with the atlas (1 st cervical vertebra) o sphenoid bone : forms middle part of the base of the skull articulates with all the other cranial bones, holding them together sphenoidal sinuses : cavities at medial aspect that drain into nasal cavity sella turcica : saddle-shaped structure on superior surface of medial aspect that houses the pituitary gland of brain greater wings anterolateral floor of cranium (inferior to lesser wings) lesser wings : pointed winglike projections above greater wings; form posterior part of orbits optic foramen posterior aspect of each orbit for passage of optic nerve
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