The sphenoid bone
A. articulates with all of the other cranial bones.
B. contains a paranasal sinus.
C. contains foramina that allow the optic nerves to enter the brain.
D. includes pterygoid processes to which muscles that move the mandible attach.
E. all of the above
The skull is a bony structure that surrounds the brain. It is responsible for providing shape to the head and protecting the brain from impact. Though the skull may appear to be one bone, it is actually composed of many individual bones that have fused together.
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Answers 'A', 'B', 'C', and 'D' all accurately describe the sphenoid bone, making E. all of the above the correct answer. The sphenoid bone appears...
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fromChapter 17 / Lesson 15
In this lesson, learn about the eight cranial bones, their locations, and understand the cranium's function.