Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Osteology

Sphenoid bone, inferior view

Image #41-7

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints.

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Osteology
Sphenoid bone, inferior view
1 . Superior orbital fissure
2 . Upper pointer: Foramen rotundum Lower pointer: Sphenomaxillary surface
3 . Upper pointer: Sphenoidal concha Lower pointer: Articular surface for vomer
4 . Articular surface for pyramidal process of palatine bone
5 . Medial plate of pterygoid process
6 . Lateral plate of pterygoid process
7 . Processus vaginalis
8 . Basopharyngeal canal
9 . Body
10 . Pterygoid hamulus
11 . Articular surface for orbital process of palatine bone
12 . Articular surface for ethmoid bone
13 . Tip of sphenoid
14 . Sphenoidal crest
15 . Sphenoidal sinus
16 . Optic foramen
17 . Lateral spine
18 . Lesser wing
19 . Orbital surface
20 . Greater wing
21 . Zygomatic margin
22 . Facies temporalis
23 . Squamous margin
24 . Crista infratemporalis
25 . Infratemporal surface
26 . Pharyngeal canal
27 . Foramen ovale
28 . Foramen spinosum
29 . Angular spine
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