Which of the following bones is a facial bone?
Cranial vs Facial Bones:
There are a total of 8 cranial bones and 14 facial bones and together they make up the 22 bones of the skull. The 8 bones of the cranium are located at the uppermost part of the skull and protect the brain, meninges, and cerebral vasculature. The 14 facial bones also protect the brain as well as provide a surface area for muscles to attach to facilitate movement for eating, smiling, breathing, and talking.
Answer and Explanation: 1
The maxilla is the bone that forms the upper jaw and is, therefore, a facial bone. The incus bone is in the ear, the hyoid is located at...
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How many facial bones are there in facial bone anatomy? Learn about these 14 facial bones and see a list of facial bones along with names and functions.