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THE FACE
FACE

--maxillary (2): have sinuses; forms hard palate (bony roof of the mouth) with palatine bones

--zygomatic (2) : forms zygomatic arch with temporal bone; the zygomatic is easy to feel at the lateral orbit (cheek bone)

--nasal (2) : (most of the nose is cartilage)

--lacrimal (2): lacrimal foramen through which tears drain

--mandible: has condyles to articulate with temporal bone; locations of mental and mandibular foramina are important for those administering anesthesia to the mouth

--vomer: forms nasal septum with part of ethmoid

--palatine (2): forms part of hard palate

--inferior nasal conchae (2): composes 2 of the 6 conchae (others are in ethmoid bone)

face lateral
face face
maxillary
face
inferior
maxillary
face face
skull inferior
inferior
inferior
inferior frontal
frontal orbit
orbit sinus
vomer sinus
concha lateral
maxillary mandible
mandible hyoid
ossicles ossicles