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Skull Bone Markings – Inferior View – Part 2

Temporal Bone:

  1. image descriptionSquamous part (pars squamosa or squama temporalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - squamous part
skull bone markings - inferior view - squamous part - divisions
Inferior view of the squamous part of the skull
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  1. image descriptionZygomatic process (processus zygomaticus temporalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - zygomatic process
skull bone markings - inferior view - zygomatic process - divisions
Inferior view of the zygomatic process of the skull
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  1. image descriptionMandibular fossa or glenoid fossa (fossa mandibularis temporalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - mandibular fossa
skull bone markings - inferior view - mandibular fossa - divisions
Inferior view of the mandibular fossa of the skull
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  1. image descriptionTympanic part (pars tympanica temporalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - tympanic part
skull bone markings - inferior view - tympanic part - divisions
Inferior view of the tympanic part of the skull
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  1. image descriptionExternal acoustic meatus or auditory meatus (meatus acusticus externu temporalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - external acoustic meatus
skull bone markings - inferior view - external acoustic meatus - divisions
Inferior view of the external acoustic meatus
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  1. image descriptionStyloid process (processus styloideus temporalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - styloid process
skull bone markings - inferior view - styloid process - divisions
Inferior view of the styloid process
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  1. image descriptionPetrous part (pars petrosa temporalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - petrous part
skull bone markings - inferior view - petrous part - divisions
Inferior view of the petrous part of the skull
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  1. image descriptionCarotid canal (canalis caroticus temporalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - carotid canal
skull bone markings - inferior view - carotid canal - divisions
Inferior view of the carotid canal
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  1. image descriptionMastoid process (processus mastoideus temporalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - mastoid process
skull bone markings - inferior view - mastoid process - divisions
Inferior view of the mastoid process
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  1. image descriptionMastoid part (processus mastoideus temporalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - mastoid part
skull bone markings - inferior view - mastoid part - divisions
Inferior view of the mastoid part
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  1. image descriptionMastoid notch (incisura mastoidea temporalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - mastoid notch
skull bone markings - inferior view - mastoid notch - divisions
Inferior view of the mastoid notch
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  1. image descriptionStylomastoid foramen (foramen stylomastoideum temporalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - stylomastoid foramen
skull bone markings - inferior view - stylomastoid foramen - divisions
Inferior view of the stylomastoid foramen
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  1. image descriptionMastoid foramen (foramen mastoideum temporalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - mastoid foramen
skull bone markings - inferior view - mastoid foramen - divisions
Inferior view of the mastoid foramen
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Occipital Bone:

  1. image descriptionForamen magnum (foramen magnum occipitalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - foramen magnum
skull bone markings - inferior view - foramen magnum - divisions
Inferior view of the foramen magnum
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  1. image descriptionBasilar part (pars basilaris occipitalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - basilar part
skull bone markings - inferior view - basilar part - divisions
Inferior view of the basilar part
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  1. image descriptionLateral part (pars lateralis occipitalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - lateral part
skull bone markings - inferior view - lateral part - divisions
Inferior view of the lateral part of the skull
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  1. image descriptionOccipital condyle (condylus occipitalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - occipital condyle
skull bone markings - inferior view - occipital condyle - divisions
Inferior view of the occipital condyle
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  1. image descriptionCondylar canal (canalis condylaris occipitalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - condylar canal
skull bone markings - inferior view - condylar canal - divisions
Inferior view of the condylar canal
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  1. image descriptionSquamous part (squama occipitalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - squamous part - occipital bone
skull bone markings - inferior view - squamous part - occipital bone - divisions
Inferior view of the squamous part
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  1. image descriptionExternal occipital protuberance (protuberantia occipitalis externa).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - external occipital protuberance
skull bone markings - inferior view - external occipital protuberance - divisions
Inferior view of the external occipital protuberance
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  1. image descriptionSuperior nuchal line (linea nuchalis superior occipitalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - superior nuchal line
skull bone markings - inferior view - superior nuchal line - divisions
Inferior view of the superior nuchal line
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  1. image descriptionExternal occipital crest (crista occipitalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - external occipital crest
skull bone markings - inferior view - external occipital crest - divisions
Inferior view of the external occipital crest
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  1. image descriptionInferior nuchal line (linea nuchalis inferior occipitalis).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - inferior nuchal line
skull bone markings - inferior view - inferior nuchal line - divisions
Inferior view of the inferior nuchal line
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Between Bones:

  1. image descriptionForamen lacerum (foramen lacerum).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - foramen lacerum
skull bone markings - inferior view - foramen lacerum - divisions
Inferior view of the foramen lacerum
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  1. image descriptionJugular foramen (foramen jugulare).
skull bone markings - inferior view
skull bone markings - inferior view - jugular foramen
skull bone markings - inferior view - jugular foramen - divisions
Inferior view of the jugular foramen
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Test yourself:

Inferior view – Temporal bone [image descriptionShow/image descriptionHide answers]

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Inferior view of the temporal bone markings - test yourself
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Test yourself:

Inferior view – Occipital bone [image descriptionShow/image descriptionHide answers]

skull markings - inferior view- occipital bone - test yourself
skull markings - inferior view- occipital bone - test yourself - answers
Inferior view of the occipital bone markings - test yourself
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