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Anatomy 2 - Quiz 1

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The sigmoid venous sinus is a continuation of the inferior petrosal sinus and drains into the internal jugular vein

False

The superior orbital fissure allows for the passage of nerves and blood vessels between the orbit and the posterior cranial fossa

False

The nasal septum is formed by a single bone called the vomer

False

The condyle of the mandible is the rounded process that articulates with the temporal bone

True

The sella turcica, a bony saddle-shaped structure, is located on the sphenoid bone and houses the pituitary gland

True

The optic canal, through which the optic nerve passes, is located in the sphenoid bone

True

The mastoid process is a prominent feature of the temporal bone located behind the ear

True

The petrous part of the temporal bone contains the structures of the inner ear and is one of the densest and strongest bones in the body

True

The inferior sagittal venous sinus runs along the midline of the brain, within the falx cerebri

True

The ethmoid bone does not contribute to the formation of the floor of the anterior cranial fossa

False

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