|Made of three components: Neurocranium, chondrocranium and viscerocranium.|
|The Neurocranium (Calvaria or skull top)|
Four flat bones
|The Chondrocranium (Skull base)|
Made up of the following:
It contains various foramina for the transmission of nerves and vessels.
|The Viscerocranium (Facial skeleton)|
Paired facial bones include:-
Unpaired facial bones include:-
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|Structure of skull bones|
Inner and outer table.
Outline the other differences between a newborn and an adult skull .
Consists of :
Note the two layers of Compact bone (C) and Spongy bone (S)