Which of the following bones possesses the supraorbital foramen?
Bones of the Head:
The skull bones are organized into two groups called the cranial bones and the facial bones. These bones all contribute to protecting the brain, supporting the soft tissues of the face, allowing space for the organs (eyes, ears, mouth and nose), and providing the general shape of the head. The eight cranial bones include the frontal, temporal (x2), parietal (x2), occipital, sphenoid, and ethmoid, and the 14 facial bones include six paired bones (nasal, lacrimal, inferior nasal concha, maxilla, palatine, and zygomatic) and the vomer and mandible.
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The following bone possesses the supraorbital foramen: a. frontal
The supraorbital foramen is a small groove that allows the passage of the...
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fromChapter 6 / Lesson 1
Learn about cranial bones vs. facial bones. Examine how many bones are in the skull, discover how these bones are connected, and study a diagram of skull anatomy.