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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy


Frontal bone, anterior view

Image #38-6

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints.

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Frontal bone, anterior view
A supraorbital notch (14) is present on the left side. A single internal opening on the right leads to two external foramina, supraorbital (5) and frontal (6).
1 . Frontal bone (squamous part)
2 . Glabella
3 . Superciliary arch
4 . Zygomatic process
5 . Supraorbital foramen
6 . Frontal foramen
7 . Remnant of frontal suture (metopic suture)
8 . Nasal part
9 . Frontal spine
10 . Parietal margin
11 . Frontal surface
12 . Frontal tuber
13 . Temporal line
14 . Upper pointer: Supraorbital incisure Lower pointer: Supraorbital margin
15 . Nasal margin