Base of skull (exterior view)
Base of the skull (exterior view)
bony case of the brain of vertebrates.
: cavity of the part of the jaw that contains
Median palatine suture
: seam between the two halves of the palate.
Zygomatic process temporal
: bony outgrowth of the cheek bone
on the temporal bone.
: seam joining the palate and the jaw.
: seam between the occipital bone and the
: tube of the smooth, rounded rear surface of the
External occipital protuberance
: bump on the external surface
of the occipital bone.
External occipital crest
: serrate outgrowth of the occipital
bone, crossing it from top to bottom.
: cavity in the occipital bone on the rear surface
of the skull.
: smooth, rounded surface of the occipital bone.
: shallow cavity of the scaphoid bone.
Greater palatine foramen
: main cavity of the palate.
Malar or zygomatic bone
: cheek bone.
: seam between the palate and the cavity of the
part of the jaw that contains the incisors.