surface anatomy: face and neck

hyoid bone
a U-shaped bone in the neck that supports the tongue

sternocleidomatoid
commonly abbreviated as SCM, is a paired muscle in the superficial layers of the side of the neck. It is one of the largest and most superficial cervical muscles. The primary actions of the muscle are rotation of the head to the opposite side and flexion of the neck. The sternocleidomastoid is innervated by the accessory nerve.

masseter muscle
a muscle that runs through the rear part of the cheek from the temporal bone to the lower jaw on each side and closes the jaw in chewing

innter and outer Canthus
is either corner of the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meet.

philtrum
groove between the nose and lips

mentolabial groove
groove under chin

frontal bone
the bone that forms the front part of the skull and the upper part of the eye sockets.
either of the pair of bones from which the frontal bone is formed by fusion in infancy.

pa·ri·e·tal bone
a bone forming the central side and upper back part of each side of the skull

occiput bone
back of head or skull

zygomatic arch
cheek bone is formed by the zygomatic process of temporal bone (a bone extending forward from the side of the skull, over the opening of the ear) and the temporal process of the zygomatic bone (the side of the cheekbone), the two being united by an oblique suture (zygomaticotemporal suture); the …

maxilla
the jaw or jawbone, specifically the upper jaw in most vertebrates. In humans it also forms part of the nose and eye socket

mandible
the lower jawbone

mastesoid process
the process of the temporal bone behind the ear

temporal bone
either of a pair of bones that form part of the side of the skull on each side and enclose the middle and inner ear.

condyloid process of mandible
A posterior process on the superior border of the ramus of the mandible consisting of a capitulum and neck. It articulates with the mandibular fossa of the temporal bone.

temporal bone
either of a pair of bones that form part of the side of the skull on each side and enclose the middle and inner ear.

supra and infra orbital ridge
ridge above and below eye socket

clivical head of SCM
attached to clavical

sternal head of SCM
attached to mandubrium of the sternum

Premaxilla (Premaxillary bones) A pair of bones forming the lower boundary of the external nares. Each bone bears three small incisor teeth. Nasal Bones A long pointed bone located posterior to each external naris. WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY …

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Orbicularis Oculi This muscle is responsible for closing the eye. It originates on the medial wall of the orbit and inserts in a circular path around the orbit. This muscle is referred to as the “winking muscle”. Occipitofrontalis This facial …

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2 maxillae, 2 zygoma, 2 lacrimals, 2 nasal, 2 inferior nasal conchae, 2 palatine, 1 vomer, and 1 mandible The 14 facial bones Maxillae Facial bones that each consist of a centrally located body and four processes that project from …

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