Outer Surface of the Horse's Head & Neck


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Horse Head and Neck


Two pages representing the outer surface of the Head & Neck of a Horse , showing various landmarks and regions


1.  Nostril

2.  Medial Wing of Nostril

3.  Lateral Wing of Nostril

4.  Upper Lip

5. Lower Lip

6.  Muzzle

7.  Prominence of Chin

8.  Nasal Peak

9.  Nasomaxillary

10. Nasal Bone

11. Body of Lower Jaw ( Mandible )

12. Infraorbital Foramen

13. Frontal Bone

14. Facial Crest

15. Eyeball

16. Third Eyelid

17. Medial Angle or Canthus of Eye

18. Zygomatic Arch

19. Position of Jaw Joint

20. Masseter Muscle ( Cheek )

21. Angle of Lower Jaw

22. Temporal Fossa Containing Temporal Muscle

23. Zygomatic or Supraorbital Process of Frontal Bone

26. Poll










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27 & 27a Mane and Forelock

28. Crest

29. Parotid Salivary Gland

31. Larynx  ( Throat )

32. Jugular Groove

33. Trachea ( Windpipe )

37. Transverse Process of Cervical Vertebra

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