Biology Question #1939

Samantha, a 16 year old female from London asks on February 29, 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

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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