Facial bones

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Facial bones
Illu facial bones.jpg
Facial bones
The skull from the front.
Latin ossa faciei, ossa facialia
Gray's subject #37 156
Dorlands/Elsevier b_18/12192464

The splanchnocranium or viscerocranium consists of part of skull that is derived from branchial arches. The facial bones are the bones of the anterior and lower human skull.

Most sources include:[1][2]

The hyoid is sometimes included, and sometimes excluded.[3]


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