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    Cranial and facial bones and skeletons

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    Name the cranial and facial bones and compare and contrast the functions of the cranial and facial skeletons.

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    The skull contains 22 bones in two sets: 8 cranial bones and 14 facial bones.

    The 8 Cranial Bones:
    frontal bone
    2 parietal bones
    2 temporal bones
    occipital bone
    sphenoid bone
    ethmoid bone

    Functions of Cranial Bones: Generally, they protect the brain. ...

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    This solution names the cranial and facial bones and compares and contrasts the functions of the cranial and facial skeletons.

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