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Posterior View of the Skull Bone Markings

Parietal Bone:

  1. image descriptionParietal foramen (foramen parietale)
Posterior view of the skull bone markings
Posterior view of the parietal foramen of the skull
Posterior view of the parietal foramen of the skull with divisions shown
Posterior view of the parietal foramen.
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Occipital Bone:

  1. image descriptionExternal occipital protuberance (protuberantia occipitalis externa occipitalis).
  2. image descriptionSuperior nuchal line (linea nuchalis superior occipitalis).
  3. image descriptionHighest nuchal line (linea nuchalis suprema occipitalis).
  4. image descriptionExternal occipital crest (crista occipitalis externa).
  5. image descriptionInferior nuchal line (linea nuchalis inferior occipitalis)
  6. image descriptionOccipital condyle (condylus occipitalis)
Posterior view of the skull bone markings
Posterior view of the external occipital protuberance
Posterior view of the external occipital protuberance with divisons shown
Posterior view of the superior nuchal line of the skull
Posterior view of the superior nuchal line of the skull with divisions shown
Posterior view of the highest nuchal line of the skull
Posterior view of the highest nuchal line of the skull with divisions shown
Posterior view of the external occipital crest
Posterior view of the external occipital crest with divisions shown
Posterior view of the inferior nuchal line of the skull
Posterior view of the inferior nuchal line of the skull with divisions shownn
Posterior view of the occipital condyle of the skull
Posterior view of the occipital condyle of the skull with divisions shown
Skull Bone markings of the occipital bone.
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Temporal Bone:

  1. image descriptionMastoid process (processus mastoideus)
  2. image descriptionMastoid notch (Incisura mastoidea temporalis)
  3. image descriptionStyloid process (processus styloideus temporalis)
Posterior view of the skull bone markings
Posterior view of the mastoid process of the skull
Posterior view of the mastoid process of the skull with divisions shown
Posterior view of the mastoid notch of the skull
Posterior view of the mastoid notch of the skull with divisions shown
Posterior view of the styloid process of the skull
Posterior view of the styloid process of the skull with divisions shown
Skull bone markings of the temporal bone.
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Sphenoid Bone:

  1. image descriptionPterygoid process (processus pterygoideus sphenoidalis).
Posterior view of the skull bone markings
Posterior view of the pterygoid process of the skull
Posterior view of the pterygoid process of the skull with divisions shown
Posterior view of the pterygoid process of the sphenoid bone.
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Mandible Bone:

  1. image descriptionBody (corpus mandibulae)
  2. image descriptionRamus (ramus mandibulae)
  3. image descriptionangle (angulus mandibulae)
Posterior view of the skull bone markings
Posterior view of the body of the mandible
Posterior view of the body of the mandible with divisions shown
Posterior view of the ramus of the mandible
Posterior view of the ramus of the mandible with divisions shown
Posterior view of the angle of the mandible
Posterior view of the angle of the mandible with divisions shown
Posterior view of the skull bone markings of the mandible.
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Maxilla Bone:

  1. image descriptionPalatine process (processus palatinus maxillae).
Posterior view of the skull bone markings
Posterior view of the palatine process of the skull
Posterior view of the palatine process of the skull with divisions shown
Posterior view of the palatine process of the maxilla.
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