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Skull Bone Markings – Inferior View – Part 1

Maxilla Bone:

  1. image descriptionPalatine process (processus palatinus maxillae).
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Skull markings - inferior view - palatine process
Skull markings - inferior view - palatine process - divisions
Inferior view of the palatine process
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  1. image descriptionIncisive foramen (foramen incisivum maxillae).
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Skull markings - inferior view - incisive fossa
Skull markings - inferior view - incisive fossa - divisions
Inferior view of the incisive foramen
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Palatine bone:

  1. image descriptionHorizontal plate (pars horizontalis palatini).
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Skull markings - inferior view - horizontal plate
Skull markings - inferior view - horizontal plate - divisions
Inferior view of the horizontal plate
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  1. image descriptionGreater palatine foramen (foramen palatinum majus).
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Skull markings - inferior view - greater palatine foramen
Skull markings - inferior view - greater palatine foramen - divisions
Inferior view of the greater palatine foramen
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  1. image descriptionLesser palatine foramen (foramina palatina minora).
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Skull markings - inferior view - lesser palatine foramen
Skull markings - inferior view - lesser palatine foramen - divisions
Inferior view of the lesser palatine foramen
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Zygomatic Bone:

  1. image descriptionTemporal process (processus temporalis zygomatici).
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Skull markings - inferior view - temporal process
Skull markings - inferior view - temporal process - divisions
Inferior view of the temporal process
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Sphenoid Bone:

  1. image descriptionBody (corpus sphenoidalis).
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Skull markings - inferior view - body
Skull markings - inferior view - body - divisions
Inferior view of the body of the sphenoid bone
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  1. image descriptionPterygoid process (processus pterygoideus sphenoidalis).
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Skull markings - inferior view - pterygoid process
Skull markings - inferior view - pterygoid process - divisions
Inferior view of the pterygoid process
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  1. image descriptionLateral pterygoid plate (lamina lateralis processus pterygoideus sphenoidalis).
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Skull markings - inferior view - lateral pterygoid plate
Skull markings - inferior view - lateral pterygoid plate - divisions
Inferior view of the lateral pterygoid plate
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  1. image descriptionMedial pterygoid plate (lamina medialis processus pterygoideus sphenoidalis).
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Skull markings - inferior view - medial pterygoid plate
Skull markings - inferior view - medial pterygoid plate - divisions
Inferior view of the medial pterygoid plate
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  1. image descriptionPterygoid hamulus (hamalus pterygoideus sphenoidalis).
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Skull markings - inferior view - pterygoid hamulus
Skull markings - inferior view - pterygoid hamulus - divisions
Inferior view of the pterygoid hamulus
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  1. image descriptionGreater wing (ala major sphenoidalis).
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Skull markings - inferior view - greater wing
Skull markings - inferior view - greater wing - divisions
Inferior view of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone
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  1. image descriptionForamen ovale (foramen ovale sphenoidalis).
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Skull markings - inferior view - foramen ovale
Skull markings - inferior view - foramen ovale - divisions
Inferior view of the foramen ovale
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  1. image descriptionForamen spinosum (foramen spinosum sphenoidalis).
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Skull markings - inferior view - foramen spinosum
Skull markings - inferior view - foramen spinosum - divisions
Inferior view of the foramen spinosum
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Test yourself:

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Skull markings - inferior - part 1 - test yourself
Skull markings - inferior view - part 1 - test yourself - answers
Bone markings - inferior view - test yourself
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