Anatomía del cráneo
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El cráneo se localiza antes de la columna vertebral y es una estructura ósea que encierra al encéfalo. Su función es la de proteger al encéfalo y proveer un sitio de adhesión para los músculos faciales. Las dos regiones del cráneo son la región craneal y la facial. La porción craneal es la parte del cráneo que aloja directamente el encéfalo y la porción facial comprende el resto de los huesos del cráneo.
- Last Reviewed on 09/03/2012
- Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Franklin W. Lusby, MD, Ophthalmologist, Lusby Vision Institute, La Jolla, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.
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