skull

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The bony framework of the head, composed of 8 cranial bones, the 14 bones of the face, and the teeth. It protects the brain and sense organs from injury.
SYN: SEE: calvaria; SEE: cranium
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BONES OF SKULL Cranial bones
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BONES OF SKULL Facial bones; SEE: skeleton
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SKULL Inferior view with mandible removed
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BONES OF SKULL Right lateral and anterior views

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The bony framework of the head, composed of 8 cranial bones, the 14 bones of the face, and the teeth. It protects the brain and sense organs from injury.
SYN: SEE: calvaria; SEE: cranium
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BONES OF SKULL Cranial bones
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BONES OF SKULL Facial bones; SEE: skeleton
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SKULL Inferior view with mandible removed
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BONES OF SKULL Right lateral and anterior views

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