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Anterior portion of the palate formed by the palatine processes of the maxilla and the horizontal plates of the palatine bones.
Hard Palate
Ridge of maxillary bone that houses the roots of the maxillary teeth.
Alveolar Process of the Maxilla
Teeth of the maxilla.
Maxillary Teeth
Midline suture between the palatine processes of the maxillaw and between the horizontal plates of the palatine bones.
Median Palatine Suture
Suture between the palatine processes of the maxillae and the horizontal plates of the palatine bones.
Transverse Palatine Suture
Posterior openings of the nasal cavity.
Posterior Nasal Aperature or Choanae
Small canal at the superior border of each posterior nasal aperture.
Pterygoid Canal
Fossa deep to the infratemporal fossa and between the pterygoid process and maxillary tuberosity.
Pterygopalatine Fossa
Portion of the sphenoid bone that forms the lateral borders of the posterior nasal aperatures.
Pterygoid Process
Medial portion of the pterygoid process.
Medial Pterygoid Plate
Lateral portion of the pterygoid process.
Lateral Pterygoid Plate
Fossa between the medial and lateral pterygoid plates of the sphenoid bone.
Pterygoid Fossa
Process of the medial pterygoid plate of the sphenoid bone.
Hamulus
Foramen in the sphenoid bone for the mandibular division of the trigeminal or fifth cranial nerve.
Foramen Ovale
Foramen in the sphenoid bone for the middle meningeal artery.
Foramen Spinosum
Spine located at the posterior extremity of the sphenoid bone.
Spine of the Sphenoid Bone
Foramen among the sphenoid, occipital, and temporal bones that is filled with cartilage.
Foramen Lacerum
Canal in the temporal bone that carries the internal carotid artery.
Carotid Canal
Bony projection of the temporal bone that serves as an attachement for muscles and ligaments.
Styloid Process
Foramen in the temporal bone that carries the facial or seventh cranial nerve.
Stylomastoid Foramen
Foramen between the occipital and temporal bones that carries the internal jugular vein, and 9,10,11 cranial nerves.
Jugular Foramen
Foramen in the occipital bone that carries the spinal cord, vertebral arteries, and 11 cranial nerve.
Foramen Magnum