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Skull, coloured X-ray. The skull protects the brain. The bones of the skull are fused together to form one complete structure, apart from the jaw (mandible, lower right). The skull is supported by the vertebrae of the neck (lower left). The front of the skull comprises numerous air spaces (sinuses, dark).
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