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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Osteology

Skull, midsagittal section

Image #36-4

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints, Face, Mouth, Overview.

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Osteology
Skull, midsagittal section
1 . Parietal bone
2 . Greater wing of sphenoid & sphenoparietal suture
3 . Squamous suture &temporal bone (squamous part)
4 . Occipital bone (squamous part)
5 . Lambdoidal suture
6 . Sulcus for posterior branch of middle meningeal artery
7 . Petrosal part of temporal bone & internal acoustic meatus
8 . Occipitomastoid suture
9 . Sigmoid sulcus
10 . Foramen magnum (lateral margin)
11 . Hypoglossal canal
12 . Occipital condyle
13 . Basi occiput
14 . Pterygoid process sphenoid bone and choana
15 . Mandibular foramen
16 . Horizontal plate palatine bone
17 . Mylohyoid sulcus
18 . Mandible
19 . Mylohyoid line
20 . Coronal suture
21 . Frontal bone (squamous part)
22 . Sulcus for anterior branch of middle meningeal artery
23 . Frontal sinus
24 . Nasion
25 . Nasal bone
26 . Crista gall & lamina cribrosa
27 . Superior nasal concha (visible through opening in nasal septum)
28 . Perpendicular plate of ethmoid bone (partially cut away posteriorly)
29 . Sphenoid sinus
30 . Vomer
31 . Inferior nasal concha
32 . Nasal incisura
33 . Palatine process of maxilla
34 . Alveolar process of maxilla