Which cranial bone is unique in that it articulates with every other cranial bone? a. sphenoid...
Which cranial bone is unique in that it articulates with every other cranial bone?
a. sphenoid bone
b. parietal bone
c. ethmoid bone
d. temporal bone
The cranial and facial bones together form the skull in the human body. The cranial bones include the frontal, sphenoid, ethmoid, temporal (paired), parietal (paired) and occipital, and the facial bones include six paired bones called the lacrimal, inferior nasal concha, nasal, maxilla, palatine and zygomatic, along with the mandible and vomer. The facial bones serve to support the soft tissue of the face, the organs of the head (eyes, nose, mouth and ears) and the cranial bones function to protect the brain from direct trauma.
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The cranial bone that is unique in that it articulates with every other cranial bone is the a. sphenoid bone.
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In this lesson, learn about the eight cranial bones, their locations, and understand the cranium's function.
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