biology question #1939

Samantha, a 16 year old female from London asks on March 1, 2004,


At which age do the nasal bones and the mandible complete ossification?

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the answer

Michael Poling answered on March 10, 2004, A:

By nasal bones, I am assuming you mean ossa faciei & ossa nasalia. These ossify from a single centre at about the third month of life.

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