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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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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10