Facial bone used for smelling
The facial skeleton consists of the frontal bone (forehead), zygomas Fractures of the nose may make it difficult for the injured person to breathe or smell. Also.
11 Jun The facial skeleton serves to protect the brain; house and protect the sense organs of smell, sight, and taste; and provide a frame on which the.
Description:View Media Gallery Body - lateral surface On the anterior inferior midline region of the hemimandible body is a triangular thickening of bone termed the mental protuberance. The thickened inferior rim of the mental protuberance extends laterally from the midline and forms 2 rounded protrusions termed the mental tubercles. Located lateral to the midline on the external surface are the mental foramina that transmit the mental nerves and vessels. They usually are located below the apex of the second bicuspid and have mm of variation in the anteroposterior dimension. The rim of bone lateral to the mental tubercles extends posteriorly and ascends obliquely as the oblique line to join the anterior edge of the coronoid process.