Osteology

Interior of base of skull

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Osteology
Interior of base of skull
1 . Crista gall & lamina cribrosa ethmoid bone
2 . Orbital part of frontal bone & sphenofrontal suture
3 . Lesser wing sphenoid bone
4 . Greater wing sphenoid bone
5 . Sphenosquamous suture
6 . Temporal bone (squamous part)
7 . Carotid canal & foramen lacerum
8 . Petrosquamous fissure
9 . Petrosal part of temporal bone
10 . Squamous suture
11 . Occipitomastoid suture
12 . Mastoid part of temporal bone
13 . Occipital bone (squamous part)
14 . Parietal bone
15 . Lambdoidal suture
16 . Foramen magnum
17 . Internal occipital crest (cruciate eminence)
18 . Anterior cranial fossa
19 . Optic foramen & anterior clinoid process
20 . Sella turcica & posterior clinoid process
21 . Foramen ovale
22 . Foramen spinosum
23 . Middle cranial fossa
24 . Clivus
25 . Condyloid canal
26 . Posterior cranial fossa
27 . Intersutural bone