Bones and features of the skull

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  • Learn about the major bones of the face and cranial vault, including the frontal, left and right parietal, left and right temporal, occipital, left and right maxillary, left and right zygomatic, and the mandible.
  • Examine some nonmetric features of the skull, including the supraciliary arch, mastoid process, foramen magnum, orbits.
  • Learn basic anatomical terms, such as superior and inferior.
  • Learn the method of seriation, and consider ways that the cranium varies between males and females.