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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Osteology

Right temporal, infratemporal and pterygopalatine fossae, inferolateral view

Image #38-5

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints.

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Osteology
Right temporal, infratemporal and pterygopalatine fossae, inferolateral view
The sphenopalatine foramen (21) is visible in the medial wall of the pterygopalatine fossa (22).
1 . Zygomatic process temporal bone
2 . Upper pointer: Sphenosquamous suture Lower pointer: Temporal fossa
3 . Infratemporal crest sphenoid bone
4 . Infratemporal fossa
5 . Foramen ovale
6 . Foramen spinosum
7 . Foramen of Vesalius
8 . Angular spine sphenoid bone
9 . Petrosal part of temporal bone (apex pyramidis)
10 . Foramen lacerum
11 . Lateral plate of pterygoid process
12 . Vomer
13 . Pyramidal process palatine bone
14 . Basal part occipital bone
15 . Pterygoid hàmulus sphenoid bone
16 . Orbit
17 . Surface malaris zygomatic bone
18 . Inferior orbital fissure
19 . Zygomatic process of maxilla
20 . Infratemporal surface of maxilla
21 . Sphenopalatine foramen
22 . Pterygopalatine fossa
23 . Alveolar process of maxilla
24 . First molar