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REFERENCE PLATES
HUMAN SKULL
The following set of reference plates will help you locate some of the more
prominent features of the human skull. As you study these photographs, it is
important to remember that individual human skulls vary in every characteristic.
Also, the photographs in this set depict bones from several different skulls.
Parietal bone
Sphenoid
bone
Ethmoid
bone
Vomer bone
Perpendicular
plate of the
ethmoid bone
Maxilla
Zygomatic bone
Nasal bone
Supraorbital
foramen
Temporal bone
Frontal bone
Coronal suture
Supraorbital
notch
PLATE TWENTY-SIX
The skull, frontal view.
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