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1

The Maxillae articulates with...

LOTS of BONES
(e.g. zygomatic, greater wing of sphenoid, frontal, nasal, etc.)

2

Name the Four Processes of the Maxillae

1. Zygomatic Process (articulates w/maxillae)
2. Frontal Process
3. Palatine Process (makes the hard palate)
4. Alveolar Process (houses the teeth)

3

What do you see from the Lateral View of the Maxillae?

1. Canine Eminence & Fossa
2. Infraorbital Foramen (below the orbit)
3. Anterior Nasal Spine (below the nose)
4. Maxillary Tuberosity (posterior to the last molar)
5. Alveolar Process (what the teeth sit in)

4

What do you see from the Medial View of the Maxillae?

1. Maxillary Sinus
-Posterior and Superior to Premolars
2. Nasal Cavity
-part of the Maxillae
3. Horizontal Palatine Process