Facial bones

Facial bones

Infobox Anatomy
Latin = ossa faciei, ossa facialia
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Caption = Facial bones

Caption2 = The skull from the front.
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The splanchnocranium or viscerocranium consists of part of skull that is derived from branchial arches. The facial bones are the bones of the anterior and lower human skull.

Most sources include: [ [http://training.seer.cancer.gov/module_anatomy/unit3_5_skeleton_divisions.html# Skeletal System / Divisions of the Skeleton ] ] [ [http://medical.merriam-webster.com/medical/facial%20bone facial+bone - Definition from Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary ] ]

* Inferior nasal concha
* Lacrimal bone
* Mandible
* Maxilla
* Nasal bone
* Palatine bone
* Vomer
* Zygomatic bone

The hyoid is sometimes included, and sometimes excluded. [Dorlands|b_18|12192464]


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