The Neurocranium provides the casing for the brain and brain meninges, proximal parts of cranial nerves and blood vessels.

There are 8 bones in the Neurocranium, 2 even and 4 odd.

Eight (08) bones

Front (01)
Occipital (01)
Sphenoid (01)
E tmoid (01)
Storm (02)
Parietal (02)

The skull has a vault-like roof – the Calvaria – and a floor or base of the skull that is composed of the sphenoid and parts of the occiput and temporal.

Skull as a Whole

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