At birth the human skull is composed of the same of bony structures as it has at adulthood
The main purpose of the skull is to provide a surface for attachment of facial muscles and to protect the brain.
The two halves of the mandible fuse during the first postnatal year.
Sphenopalatine foramen transmits n.nasalis posterior superior and the sphenopalatine vessels.
Foramen supraorbitalis and incisura frontalis are parts of os zygomaticum.
Cavitas tympanica is part of the sphenoid bone.
The pyramid of the temporal bone has anterior, posterior and inferior surface
Part of septum nasi is made of vomer
The mandible in the newborn consists of two halves
Sphenopalatine foramen is between nasal cavity and pterygopalitine fossa
Cheekbones are also called the left and right:
Most bones of the skull are held right, the exception to this is the:
Which of the following is a reasonable capacity for an adult human skull?
500 Cubic centimeters
1000 Cubic Centimeters
1500 Cubic Centimeters
2000 Cubic Centimeters
Which of these bones in a skull, Not a facial bone?
What is the name of the suture between the parietal and frontal bones
How many wings does the sphenoid bone have?
Which bone is horseshoe shaped
Which bone is responsible for deformed pallet
All of the following are facial bones EXCEPT
Which of the following is a neurocranial bone?
The bone that does not articulate with any other bone is the:
What is the part of the skull that protects the brain called?
How many bones are in an adult human skull:
The suture between the two parietal bones is:
None of the above
The articular surface of temporal bone consists of:
Mandibular fossa and articular tubercle
How do the sizes of different gender human skulls compare?
Male skulls are larger than female skulls
Male skulls are smaller than female skulls
Male skulls are the same general size as female skulls
There is no correlation between gender and size
What is the technique of measuring bones of the skull called?
Which of the following bones IS NOT a facial bone?
Concha nasalis inferior
Which of the listed anatomical structures belong to pars orbitalis of the frontal bone?
Fossa glandulae lacrimalis
Sulcus sinus sagittalis superioir
How many of the skull bones are used for facial support (as opposed to brain protection)?
The "soft spots" on a infants skull are also called:
None of the these
Regarding the skull foramina content
Foraman rotundum transmits maxillary nerve
Foramen spinosum transmits the middle meningeal artery and the menigeal br. of the manidibular division of the trigeminal nerve (cranial nerve V)
The ophtalmic artery enters the orbit through the optic canal
Foramen ovale transmits the hypoglossal nerve
Jugular foramen transmits glossopharyngeal, vagus and accessory nerves
The lateral wall of nasal cavity includes:
Frontal process and the body of the maxilla
The perpendicular plate of the palatine
The body of sphenoid
The superior wall of the nasal cavity includes:
Corpus ossis sphenoidalis
Lamina cribriformis of ethmoid bone
Perpendicular lamina of oss palatinus
Frontal process of maxilla
Which of the following statements are true:
Meatus acusticus internus is on the posterior wall of pars petrosa of os temporale
Foramen lacerum is surrounded by the temporal and sphenoid bone
Sutura coronalis connects parietal and occipital bones
Foramen ovale is on ala major of the sphenoid
Facial nerve exits the cranial cavity through foramen stylomasoideum
Paries superior of the orbit is made of:
Partes orbitales of os frontale
Lamina cribrosa of os ethmoidale
Ala minor of os sphenoidale
Processus orbitalis of os palatinum
Processus frontalis of maxilla
Regarding the bones of the skull
Fossa hypophysiali is part of os sphenoidale
Maxilla unpaired bone
Concha naslis inferior a seperate bone
Processus mastoideus is well developed in newborn
Septum nasi is made of 2 different bones
Regarding the paranasal sinuses
They are in maxilla, ethmoid, frontal and sphenoid bones
Sinus maxillaris opens in the meatus nasi medius
Sinus frontalis opens in meatus nasi medius
Sinus frontalis is entirely developed in the newborn
Sinus maxillaris is a common location for infection (sinusitis)
The following bones take part in the formation of the middle cranial fossa
Greater wings and sella turcica of sphenoid
Anterior surface of petrous portion of temporal
The following bones take part in the formation of the posterior cranial fossa:
Posterior surface of petrous portion of temporal
Greater wings of sphenoid
Orbital parts of frontal
Cribriform plate (Lamina cribrosa) of ethmoid
Regarding the cranial nerves and the openings of the skull:
The cribriform plate (lamina cribrosa) of sphenoid bone transmits the olfactory nerves
N. opticus exits the skull through the superior orbital fissue.
Facial nerve passes through internal acustis meatus and stylomastoid foramen
Mandibular nerve passes through foramen ovale
CN IX, X pass through foramen lacerum
The second division of trigeminal nerve (maxillary) passes through foramen rotundum
Foramen magnum transmits none of CN's
The facial nerve may be injured by infections of the middle ear
CN's III, IV, VI and V1(ophthalmic) pass through the same skull opening.
The three divisions of trigeminal nerve exit through separate openings of the skull.
The bones of the skull are joined at joints called:
The hard palate in the roof of the mouth is composed of the:
Which of the following are considered facial bones?
In the skull of a newborn, there are not yet complete joints, as fibrous membranes connect cranial bones. What is the correct name for such a fibrous membrane?
The foramen magnum is bounded by:
Partes laterals of occipital bone
Pars basilaris of occipital bone
Squama of occipital bone
Processus mastoideus of temporal bone
Posterior surface of pars petrosa of temporal bone
The bones in the cheek prominence are:
On the skull
Foramen Spinosum transmit a. meningea media
Foramen ovale connects middle cranial fossa will fossa infratemporalis
Fissura petrotympanica transmits chorda tympani
Septum nasi is formed only by vomer
Foramen supraorbitale is on the anterior surface of corpus maxillae
On ala major of the sphenoid bone is located:
Meatus acusticus internus is on the posterior surface of pars petrosa of the temporal bone
Foramen jugulare is surronded by the occipital and sphenoid bone
n.facialis exits the cranial cavity through foramen spinosum
Foramen ovale is on ala major of the sphenoid bone
Foramen jugulare transmits glossopharyngeal, vagus and accessorius nerve
In formation of the anterior cranial fossa takes part
Body of the sphenoid bone
Ala minor of the sphenoid bone
Ala major of the sphenoid bone
Lamina cribrosa of the ethmoid bone
Partes orbitales of the frontal bone
The occipital bone:
Is in four bony parts at birth
Is grooved by the transverse sinus
Is a single bone by the age of about 8 years
Forms part of the jugular foramen
Articulates with the parietal bone at the coronal suture
Ossifies entirely in membrane
Fuses with the sphenoid bone at the age of about 15 years
Has a foramen through which the hypoglossal nerve passes
Has the trapezius and sternocleidomastoideus muscles attached to it
Forms part of the roof of the nasopharynx
The frontal bone:
Ossifies in membrane
Forms the main part of the roof of the nose
Forms the main part of the roof of the orbit
Has sinuses each of which opens into the middle meatus of the nose
Is in two parts at birth.
The temporal bone
Ossifies wholly in cartilage
Contains the whole of the carotid canel
Forms the whole of the external auditory meatus
has attached to it the levator veli palatini muscle
The temporal bone
Is grooved by the superior petrosal sinus
Has attached to it the falx cerebri
Transmits the auricular branch of the vagus nerve
Lies entirely in the middle cranial fossa
Forms parts of the foramen lacerum