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Lateral Skull Bone Markings – Part 2

Frontal Bone:

  1. image descriptionGlabella (glabella frontalis)
  2. image descriptionSupercilliary arch or supraorbital ridge (arcus superciliaris frontalis)
  3. image descriptionZygomatic process (processus zygomaticus frontalis)
Lateral view of the skull
Lateral view of the glabella of the skull
Lateral view of the glabella of the skull with divisions shown
Lateral view of the supercilliary arch of the skull
Lateral view of the supercilliary arch of the skull with divisions shown
Lateral view of the zygomatic arch of the skull
Lateral view of the zygomatic arch of the skull with divisions shown
Lateral view of the skull markings of the frontal bone.
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Sphenoid Bone:

  1. image descriptionGreater wing (ala major sphenoidale).
Lateral view of the skull
Lateral view of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone of the skull
Lateral view of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone of the skull with divisions shown
Lateral view of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone.
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Parietal Bone:

  1. image descriptionSuperior temporal line (linea temporalis siperior parietalis)
  2. image descriptionInferior temporal line (linea temporalis inferior parietalis)
Lateral view of the skull
Lateral view of the superior temporal line of the skull
Lateral view of the superior temporal line of the skull with divisions shown
Lateral view of the inferior temporal line of the skull
Lateral view of the inferior temporal line of the skull with divisons shown
Lateral view of the bone markings of the parietal bone.
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Temporal Bone:

  1. image descriptionSquamous part or temporal squama (pars squamosa; squama temporalis).
  2. image descriptionZygomatic process (processus zygomaticus temporalis).
  3. (pars tympanica temporalis)
  4. image descriptionExternal acoustic meatus or external auditory meatus (meatus acusticus external temporalis).
  5. image descriptionMastoid part (pars mastoidea temporalis).
  6. image descriptionMastoid process (processus mastoideus temporalis)
  7. image descriptionStyloid process (processus styloideus temporalis)
Lateral view of the skull
Lateral view of the squamous part of the skull
Lateral view of the squamous part of the skull with divisions shown
Lateral view of the zygomatic process of the skull
Lateral view of the zygomatic process of the skull with divisions shown
Lateral view of the tempanic part of the skull
Lateral view of the tempanic part of the skull with divisons shown
Lateral view of the external auditory meatus of the skull
Lateral view of the external auditory meatus of the skull with divisons shown
Lateral view of the mastoid part of the skull
Lateral view of the mastoid part of the skull with divisons shown
Lateral view of the mastoid process of the skull
Lateral view of the mastoid process of the skull with divisons shown
Lateral view of the styoid process of the skull
Lateral view of the styoid process of the skull with divisions shown
Lateral view of the bone markings of the temporal bone.
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Test yourself:

Lateral view of the skull bone markings: [image descriptionShow/image descriptionHide answers]

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test yourself image for the lateral skull bone markings with answers shown: zygomatic process, squamous part, external auditory meatus, tempanic part, mastoid part, mastoid process, styloid process, superior temporal line, inferior temporal line, supercilliary arch, glabella, zygomatic process, greater wing
Review the lateral view of the skull bone markings and test yourself.
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