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What is the masticatory muscosa made of?
parakeratinized stratified squamous epithelium
Where is masticatory mucosa located?
areas subject to wear and tear example: gums, hard palate
What is the lining mucose made of?
nonkeratinized stratified squamous epithelium
Describe the CT of the lining mucosa
fairly movable and extensively vascularized
Describe the CT of the masticatory mucosa
fairly immovable and not extensively vascularized
What is the external surface of the lips made of?
orthokeratinized stratified squamous epithelium
What is the internal surface of the kips made of?
What is the vermilion?
pink transition zone between internal and external lip surfaces
What convers the internal aspect of the cheek?
What is the posterior third of the tongue called?
What is the anterior two thirds of the tongue called?
What covers the palatine portion of the tongue?
specialized mucosa containing lingual papillae
What covers the pharyngeal portion of the tongue?