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Greater Wing Of Sphenoid Bone - In Man - Structure - Orbital Surface
... The orbital surface of the great wing, smooth, and quadrilateral in shape, is directed forward and medially and forms the posterior part of the lateral wall of the orbit ... Its upper serrated edge articulates with the orbital plate of the frontal bone ... border forms the postero-lateral boundary of the inferior orbital fissure ...
Outline Of Human Anatomy - Anatomy of The Human Body - Bones
... Infratemporal fossa Pterygopalatine fossa Pterygomaxillary fissure Fontanelles Anterior fontanelle Posterior fontanelle Sphenoidal fontanelle Mastoid fontanelle Calvaria Vertex Diploe Cranial base Internal surface of ...

Famous quotes containing the word fissure:

    that part of him that was left behind convulsed in undignified
    haste,
    Writhed like lightning, and was gone
    Into the black hole, the earth-lipped fissure in the wall-front,
    —D.H. (David Herbert)