Unformatted text preview: Skull • The skull consists of 28 bones: 8 cranial vault bones, 14 facial bones, and 6 auditory ossicles. • From a lateral view, the parietal, temporal, and sphenoid bones can be seen. • From a frontal view, the orbits and nasal cavity can be seen, as well as associated bones and structures, such as the frontal bone, zygomatic bone, maxilla, and mandible. • The interior of the cranial vault contains three fossae with several foramina. • Seen from below, the base of the skull reveals numerous foramina and other structures, such as processes for muscle attachment....
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- Fall '10
- Anthropology, frontal bone, Bone Remodeling, Bone Anatomy