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1

Each Temporal Bone articulates with which bones?

with one Zygomatic and one parietal bone, the occipital and sphenoid bones, and the mandible

2

Each Temporal Bone is composed of a large roughened projection
hint: it is a process?

the Mastoid Process

3

The External Auditory Meatus is part of what bone?

The Temporal Bone

4

Where the Parietal, Frontal, Greater Wing of Sphenoid and Temporal Bones join is known as?
hint: weakest area of the skull

The Pterion
(the weakest area of the skull)

5

Where the Parietal, Occipital and the Temporal join is known as?
hint: strongest area of the skull

The Asterion
(strong area of the skull)

6

A slender projection on the Temporal Bone that is inferior to the external auditory meatus is called?

The Styloid Process

7

A slight concave depression on the Temporal Bone and larger than pterion is known as?

The Temporal Fossa

8

What protuberance is on the Occipital Bone?

The External Occipital Protuberance