How To: Anatomize the human head, neck and skull

Anatomize the human head, neck and skull

How to Anatomize the human head, neck and skull

This is a special four-part series on the human head, neck and skull. Medical students can greatly benefit from watch this anatomy video series. Dr. Gita Sinha "dissects" all of the information pertaining to the head and neck. Dr. Sinha is Assistant Professor for the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology at Dalhouse University. Each of these videos cover a different topic:

1. The Skull and the Intracranial Region

This part discusses the osteology of the human skull. See all of the different bones of the skull and learn about the different openings at the base of the skull, where all of the cranial nerves pass through. See the facial bones, sutures, bones of the vault, the mandible, the cranial fossae, coverings of the brain, and the dural venous sinuses.

2. Facial Nerve and Face

Learn the anatomy of the facial nerve and the muscles of facial expression. See a demonstration of the facial nerve, its branches and distribution, and then learn about the muscles of facial expression through dissection.

3. Trigeminal Nerve and Infratemporal Fossa

In this part, learn about the trigeminal nerve and the infratemporal fossa. First see the presentation of the trigeminal nerve, its three branches and its distribution. Then learn about the contents of the infratemporal fossa.

4. Anterior and Posterior Triangles of the Neck

The last part of this series focuses on the triangles of the neck. See the boundaries and contents of the anterior triangle (cartoid, submandibular, submental, muscular), and then see the demonstration of the posterior triangle (supraclavicular occipital).

(1) Part 1 of 4 - How to Anatomize the human head, neck and skull, (2) Part 2 of 4 - How to Anatomize the human head, neck and skull, (3) Part 3 of 4 - How to Anatomize the human head, neck and skull, (4) Part 4 of 4 - How to Anatomize the human head, neck and skull

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