Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Osteology

Skull, posterior view

Image #36-2

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints.

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Osteology
Skull, posterior view
A large sutural bone is present near the junction of the sagittal and lambdoid sutures.
1 . Parietal foramen
2 . Intersutural bone
3 . Lambdoidal suture
4 . Occipital bone (squamous part)
5 . Parietomastoid suture
6 . Occipitomastoid suture
7 . Superior nuchal line
8 . Mandibular foramen
9 . Sagittal suture
10 . Parietal bone
11 . Mastoid part of temporal bone
12 . Mastoid foramen
13 . Mastoid process
14 . Mastoid incisura
15 . External occipital protuberance (unusually prominent)
16 . Angle of mandible
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