Flashcards in THE HEAD - the skull Deck (15):
What are the characteristics of sutura notha (false sutures)?
sutures lacking interlocking of adjacent bone surfaces; typically formed by endochondral ossification
Which sutures will interlock and overlap at their edges?
Which sutures demonstrate non-interlock, but will overlap at their edges?
Which sutures will neither interlock nor overlap at their edges?
What is the classification of a joint with a "fissure-like" condition?
What are the typical examples of the plane suture or harmonia suture?
cruciate suture made up of the intermaxillary, interpalatine and palato-maxillary sutures
What are the examples of the gomphosis joint?
maxilla - root of tooth
mandible - root of tooth
What forms a bullet-like chin?
a large mental protuberance
What forms an indented chin
well developed bilateral mental tubercles and a slight mental protuberance
What is the tip of the external occipital protuberance called?
What is the name of the linear elevation lateral to the external occipital protuberance?
superior nuchal line
What is the appearance of suture intersections just above the zygomatic arch called?
What points on the skull are used to measure the skull size?
the nasion, vertex, inion and gnathion
What points on the skull are used to measure cranial vault capacity?
the nasion, vertex, and inion