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Head & Neck

Head & Neck

Anatomy

The head consists of many bones which fuse together through the first few years of life.

These are the Cranium which consists of 8 bones; frontal, 2-parietal, occipital, 2-temporal, sphenoid and ethmoid) and the 14 facial bones (2-zygomatic, 2-maxillary, 2-palatine, 2-nasal, 2-lacrimal, vomer, 2-inferior conchae, mandible).

The head joins to the neck via the axis rotating on a modified upper cervical vertebrae called the odontoid peg. The joints with the jaw are called the tempromandibular joints.

The cervical spine has seven vertebrae, see the back section for a full explanation of the anatomy of the spine.