Osteology

Interior of base of skull; middle cranial fossa

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Osteology
Interior of base of skull; middle cranial fossa
1 . Orbital part of frontal bone &sphenofrontal suture
2 . Lesser wing sphenoid bone
3 . Greater wing of sphenoid
4 . Optic foramen
5 . Superior orbital fissure
6 . Anterior clinoid process
7 . Foramen rotundum
8 . Sphenoid body bone
9 . Posterior clinoid process
10 . Foramen lacerum
11 . Carotid canal
12 . Petrosal part of temporal bone
13 . Temporal fossa
14 . Zygomatic arch
15 . Sphenosquamous suture
16 . Temporal bone (squamous part)
17 . Foramen of Vesalius
18 . Foramen ovale
19 . Foramen spinosum
20 . Hiatus facial canal