Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Osteology

Sphenoid bone, posterior view

Image #42-4

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints.

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Osteology
Sphenoid bone, posterior view
1 . Cerebral surface
2 . Squamous margin
3 . Foramen rotundum
4 . Carotid sulcus
5 . Angular spine
6 . Scaphoid fossa
7 . Lateral plate of pterygoid process
8 . Pterygoid fossa
9 . Medial plate of pterygoid process
10 . Pterygoid hamulus
11 . Body (cut away from basal part occipital bone)
12 . Pterygoid process
13 . Parietal angle
14 . Lesser wing
15 . Superior orbital fissure
16 . Dorsum sellae
17 . Posterior clinoid process
18 . Optic foramen
19 . Greater wing
20 . Lingula
21 . Sulcus of auditory tube
22 . Pterygoid canal
23 . Pterygoid fissure
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