Figure 2.

Normal radiographic anatomy of the head of the green iguana in LL projection.A. LL photographic image in a superficial plane of the stratigraphic dissection of the head of an iguana (only skin was removed). B. LL photographic image in a deep plane of the stratigraphic dissection of the head of an iguana. C. LL radiographic projection of the head of an iguana. Ro is rostral, Do is dorsal. 1. Premaxillary bone; 2. Nasal bone; 3. Maxillary bone; 4. Prefrontal bone; 5.Frontal bone; 6. Eye; 7. Jugal bone; 8. Postorbital bone; 9. Musculus adductor mandibulae externus medialis; 10. Musculus adductor mandibulae externus superficialis; 11. Ear; 12. Musculus depressor mandibulae; 13. Musculus episternocleidomastois; 14. Musculus pterygoideus typicus; 15. Musculus intermandibularis posterior; 16. Quadrato-maxillary ligament; 17. Dentary bone; 18. Squamosal bone 19. Musculus trapezius + Musculus clavicle dorsalis; 20. Musculus episternocleidomastoid; 21. Articular bone; 22. Angular bone + Surangular bone; 23. Adductor chamber; 24; Coronoid bone; 25. Ceratobranchial process of hyobranchial skeleton; 26. Hyobranchial skeleton; 27. Quadrate bone; 28. Oesophagus; 29. Pila metoptica; 30. Epipterygoid bone; 31. Nasal glands; 32. Scleral ossicles; 33. Parietal bone; 34. Vomer bone; 35; Palatine bone; 36; Pterygoid bone; 37. Trachea.

Banzato et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:53   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-53
Download authors' original image