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Anatomy of the Skull - Slide 11

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Adult skull, demonstrating cranial fossae — anterior (A), middle (M), posterior (P).

  1. Crista galli (Ethmoid bone)
  2. Frontal crest
  3. Optic canal (foramen)
  4. Lesser wing of sphenoid
  5. Greater wing of sphenoid
  6. Chiasmatic sulcus
  7. Anterior clinoid process
  8. Hypophyseal fossa
  9. Foramen oval
  10. Foramen spinosum
  11. Carotid canal
  12. Jugum of sphenoid
  13. Posterior clinoid process

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