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Maxilla is a part of ______
  1. cranium bones
  2. ear ossicles
  3. facial bones
  4. hyoid bone


Solution

The correct option is C facial bones
Skull consists of cranium bones, facial bones, hyoid bone, ear ossicles. Cranium consists of 8 bones which includes, 1 frontal bone, 2 parietal bones, 2 temporal bones, 1 occipital bone, 1 sphenoid bone, 1 ethmoid bone. 
Facial bones consist of 14 bones such as 2 zygomatic bones, 2 maxilla, 2 nasal bones, 2 lacrimal bones, 1 vomer, 2 palatine bones, 2 inferior nasal conchae, 1 mandible.
Hyoid is a U shaped bone. It is present at the base of the buccal cavity just above the pharynx.
Ear ossicles consist of 6 bones such as 2 malleus, 2 incus, 2 stapes.

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