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Related Labels: occipital, parietal, anatomy_review, skull, sphenoid, temporal, frontal_bone, ethmoid

Page: Ethmoid
Name of bone Ethmoid Location/Articulation The ethmoid bone (from the Greek ethmos, meaning "sieve") separates the nasal cavity from the brain. As such, it is located at the roof of the nose, between …
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Page: Frontal
Name of bone Frontal bone Location/Articulation The frontal bone in the human skull resembles a cockleshell in form, and consists of two portions: a vertical portion, the squama frontalis, correspondi…
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Page: Occipital
Name of bone Occipital Location/Articulation The occipital bone, a saucer-shaped membrane bone situated at the back and lower part of the cranium, is trapezoid in shape and curved on itself. It is pie…
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Page: Parietal
Name of bone Parietal Location/Articulation The union of the parietal bones forms the sides and roof of the cranium. Each bone is irregularly quadrilateral in form, and has two surfaces, four borders,…
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Page: Sphenoid
Name of bone Sphenoid Location/Articulation The sphenoid bone (from the Greek sphenoeides, or "wedgelike") is situated at the base of the skull, in front of the temporal bone and basilar part of the o…
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Page: Temporal
Name of bone Temporal Location/Articulation The temporal bones are situated at the sides and base of the skull and and lateral to the temporal lobes of the cerebrum. They support the temples. Each tem…
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