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Cranium

MNEMONICS:

1. PEST OF 6

Parietal
Ethmoid
Sphenoid
Temporal
Occipital
Frontal

2.  Old Pygmies From Thailand Eat Skulls

Occipital
Pariatal
Frontal
Temporal
Ethmoid
Sphenoid

3. Old People From Texas Eat Spiders

Occipital
Pariatal
Frontal
Temporal
Ethmoid
Sphenoid

4. Ethel, the Parakeet, is Temporarily Occupied in Front of the Sphinx.

 

Ethmoid

Parietal

Temporal

Occipital

Frontal

Sphenoid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frontal

supraorbital foraman

interior skull

frontal bone anterior skull

frontonasal suture

glabella

superior wall of the orbits

 anterior cranial fossa

 

Parietal

bulletlambdoid
bulletsagittal
bulletcoronal
bulletsquamous

suture lines

 lateral view parietal bone

 

Occipital

foraman magnum

skull interior occiptalskull posterio occipital bone

occipital condyles

occipital protuberance

posterior cranial fossa:

hypoglossal canal

 

Temporal

zygomatic process

lateral view temporal bonetemporal bone

external auditory meatus

styloid process

mastoid process  

jugular foramen

carotid canal

Mandibular fossae

 

Sphenoid Bone

stella turcica

 

 

interior skull sphenoid bonesphenoid bone

sphenoid sinuses

 

Ethmoid Bone

Cribrifiorm plates

 ethmoid bone

 
 

Facial

 

MNEMONICS:

1. Zoro Max Likes Punching My Very Nose In

Zygomatic

Maxillary
Lacrimal
Palatine
Mandible
Vomer
Nasal

Inferior Nasal Concha

 

2. Virgil Can Not Make My Pet Zebra Laugh! 

 

Vomer
Concha (Inferior Nasal)
Nasal
Maxillary

Mandible
Palatine
Zygomatic

Lacrimal

 

3. Con Man Max and Pal Ziggy Lack Nasty Voices

 

Concha (Inferior Nasal)

Maxillary

Mandible

Palatine
Zygomatic

Lacrimal

Nasal

Vomer
 

 

Maxillary

 

Alveolar processes

maxillary bone

alveolar arches

Palatine processes

Infraorbital foreman

Maxillary Sinuses

 

Palatine

 

palatine bone

 

 

Zygomatic

 

 

zygomatic arch.

 

zygomatic bone

 

Lacrimal

 

lacrimal

Nasal

 

facial bones

Vomer

Inferior Nasal Conchae

 

 

 

 

Mandible

Ramus of the mandible

manidble

Mandibular angle

Mandibular condyle

mandibular notch

Mandibular foramen

Mental foramen

Alveolar border

 

Sutures

coronal

sagittal

squamous

lambdoid

 

 

mnemonics:

Simply Learn Cranial Sutures

Sagittal Lambdoid  Coronal Squamous

 CLASS

 

Coronal  Lambdoid  and  Squamous  Sagittal

Saggy Lambs Squash the Coroner

Sagittal Lambdoid  Squamous  Coronal