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Osteology

Ethmoid bone, superior view

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Image #42-6
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Osteology
Ethmoid bone, superior view
1 . Alar process
2 . Crista galli
3 . Cribriform plate
4 . Grooves for anterior ethmoidal vessels and nerves (ethmoidal foramina not visible in this specimen)
5 . Ethmoidal labyrinth (entire area below pointers)
6 . Ethmoidal cells (anterior)
7 . Articular surface for frontal bone
8 . Ethmoidal cells (posterior)
9 . Articular surface for sphenoidal spine
10 . Lamina papyracea