Chapter 7
The Skeleton
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Parietal bone
Coronal suture
Frontal bone
Frontal sinus
Greater
wing
Crista galli
Nasal bone
Sphenoidal sinus
Ethmoid bone
(perpendicular plate)
Frontal sinus
Lesser wing of
sphenoid bone
Greater wing of
sphenoid bone
Crista galli
Ethmoid bone
(perpendicular plate)
Palatine bone
Vomer
Maxilla
Mandible
Alveolar processes
Incisive fossa
Lambdoid
suture
Occipital
bone
Occipitomastoid
suture
External occipital
protuberance
External occipital
protuberance
Internal acoustic
meatus
Sella turcica and
sphenoidal sinus
Petrous part
of temporal
bone
Internal acoustic
meatus
Sella turcica
of sphenoid
bone
Pterygoid
process of
sphenoid bone
Mandibular
foramen
Palatine bone
Squamous
suture
Temporal
bone
(c)
Midsagittal section showing the internal anatomy of the left half of skull
(d)
Photo of skull cut through the midline, same view as in (c)
Lesser
wing
Palatine process of maxilla
Sphenoid bone
Figure 7.5
(continued)
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