facial bones

(redirected from bones of viscerocranium)

fa·cial bones

the bones surrounding the mouth and nose and contributing to the orbits; they are the paired maxillae, zygomatic, nasal, lacrimal, palatine, and inferior nasal conchae; and the unpaired ethmoid, vomer, mandible, and hyoid.

facial bones

the 14 bones that form the face of the skull. They include two each of the nasal, palatine, inferior nasal concha, maxilla, lacrimal, and zygomatic bones, plus the mandible and vomer.

fa·cial bones

(fā'shăl bōnz)
The bones surrounding the mouth and nose and contributing to the orbits; they are the paired maxillae, zygomatic, nasal, lacrimal, palatine, and inferior nasal conchae; and the unpaired ethmoid, vomer, mandible, and hyoid.

facial bones

These are the upper jaw (maxilla), the cheek bone (zygoma), the nasal bone in the upper part of the nose, the lacrimal bone at the inner corner of the eye, the hard palate (palatine bone) and parts of the deeper ETHMOID and SPHENOID bones. The lower jaw bone is called the mandible.

fa·cial bones

(fā'shăl bōnz)
Bones surrounding mouth and nose and contributing to orbits; made of paired maxillae, zygomatic, nasal, lacrimal, palatine, and inferior nasal conchae and unpaired ethmoid, vomer, mandible, and hyoid.

facial bones,

n.pl the bones of the face, which include the frontal, nasal, maxillary, zygomatic, and mandibular bones.