Osteology

Skull, anterior view

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Osteology
Skull, anterior view
A supraorbital foramen occurs on the right, a supraorbital notch on the left. Note that within the notch there is a small superciliary canal which extends into the frontal bone. This canal gives passage to a small nutrient artery, an emissary vein, and a nerve filament. The deviation of the bony nasal septum is not unusual.
1 . Frontal bone (squamous part)
2 . Superciliary arch
3 . Supraorbital foramen
4 . Temporal fossa
5 . Orbital surface of frontal bone
6 . Frontomaxillary suture
7 . Frontal process of maxilla
8 . Nasomaxillary suture
9 . Orbital surface of maxilla
10 . Middle nasal concha
11 . Infraorbital foramen
12 . Bony nasal septum
13 . Inferior nasal concha
14 . Neck of condylar process of mandible
15 . Coronoid process of mandible
16 . Mastoid process
17 . Canine
18 . Angle of mandible
19 . Mental foramen
20 . Nasofrontal suture & Nasal bone
21 . Frontal incisura
22 . Zygomaticofrontal suture
23 . Superior orbital fissure
24 . Optic foramen
25 . Orbital surface of the greater wing of the sphenoid and Sphenozygomatic suture
26 . Inferior orbital fissure
27 . Zygomatic bone
28 . Zygomaticomaxillary suture & Zygomatic process of maxilla
29 . Anterior nasal spine
30 . Styloid process (temporal bone)
31 . Intermaxillary suture
32 . Ramus of mandible
33 . Body of mandible
34 . Mental protuberance