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Label the Brain

  A = motor cortex | B = central sulcus | C = sensory cortex | D= parietal lobe | E = occipital lobe | AB = temporal lobe | AC = cerebellum |  AD = medulla oblongata |  AE = pons | BD = lateral fissure  | BE = …

Skull Articulations

The top two vertebrae of the spine, the axis and the atlas form a joint (articulation) with the skull.  The superior articular facet of the atlas, shown in the photo (blue dot ) articulates with the occipital condyle on the lower surface of the skull.    The occipital condyles …