Neurocranium

NEURROCRANE

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

The bones of the Neurocranium are 8 bones, 2 pairs and 4 odd.

Neurocranium
Eight (08) bones
Frontal (01)
Occipital (01)
Sphenoid (01)
Ethmoid (01)
Thunderstorm (02)
Parietal (02)

The skull has a vault-like ceiling - the Calvaria - and a floor or Skull base which is composed of the sphenoid and parts of the occipital and temporal.

Skull as a whole