LIF101 Anatomy. Bone structures of the Skull: (Face and Cranium). The Human Skull. 22 flat bones Primary functions encase/protect brain provide framework for head Two parts: Cranium (egg) Facial region (mask). Cranium of Infant. Still mostly cartilage; bones incompletely ossified
Bone structures of the Skull: (Face and Cranium)
Glabella = Slightly sunken area between superciliary crests.
either side of O. Protuberance
Formed by Zygomatic bone + Zygomatic process of temporal bone
of temporal bone
Is widest point on the face
In anatomy, “mental” means “of the chin area.” The Mental Protuberance is a prominent surface landmark.