Salivary glands

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  1. The salivary glands produce _______ and part of the ______ and _______ system
    • saliva
    • immune
    • digestive
  2. What roles does the saliva play in the oral cavity
    lubricates and cleanses the oral cavity and helps in digestion
  3. These glands are controlled by the ______ more specifically the ________ system
    • autonomic nervous system
    • parasympathetic
  4. Both the major and minor salivary glands are _______ glands
  5. three pairs of major salivary glands
    • 1.Parotid
    • 2.Submandibular
    • 3.Sublingual
  6. Saliva contains the enzyme _______ to ________
    • salivary amylase
    • initiate breakdown of starches to aid in digestion
  7. How does saliva provide cavity protection
    buffers bacterial acids to a more neutral pH
  8. The parotid salivary gland occupies the _______ and located in _______
    • parotid fascial space
    • an area posterior to the mandibular ramus, anterior and inferior to the ear
  9. The _______ gland is the largest of the three major salivary glands
  10. The parotid gland produces what % of saliva, what type of saliva and empties via what duct
    • 25%
    • serous saliva
    • Stenson's duct
  11. The _______ runs through the parotid gland but does not innervate it
    CN VII (facial nerve)
  12. The parotid salivary gland becomes enlarged and tender when a patient has
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    • 1. Facial nerve
    • 2. parotid gland
    • 3. Stenson's duct
    • 4. Buccinator muscle
    • 5. Masseter muscle
  14. The ___________ salivary gland is the second largest of the major salivary glands
  15. The submandibular salivary gland produces what percentage of saliva and produces what kind of saliva
    • 60-65%
    • both serous and mucosa
  16. The submandibular salivary gland lies in the
    submandibular fossa in the submandibular facial space
  17. The larger (superficial) lobe of the submandibular salivary gland is ________, and the smaller, (deep) lobe _________
    • superficial to the mylohyoid muscle
    • wraps around the posterior border of the muscle
  18. The submandibular salivary gland —empties via the long and curvy ________ that opens at the ________
    • Wharton’s Duct
    • sublingual caruncle
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    salivary gland stone
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  21. The ______ salivary gland is the smallest, most diffuse, and only _______
    • sublingual
    • unencapsulated major salivary gland
  22. This sublingual salivary gland occupies the
    sublingual fossa in the sublingual fascial space at the floor of the mouth
  23. What percentage of saliva does the sublingual salivary gland product and what kind of saliva
    • 10%
    • both serous and mucous
  24. The sublingual salivary gland _______ to the _______ muscle and empties via the ______ duct at the _______
    • superior
    • mylohyoid muscle
    • Bartholin’s Duct
    • sublingual caruncle
  25. Where is the sublingual gland palpated
    on the floor of the mouth posterior to each mandibular canine
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  27. The minor salivary glands are much _____, and more ______ and primarily secrete ______ saliva
    • smaller
    • numerous
    • mucous
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    mucocele: a common pathology in minor salivary glands
  29. The minor salivary glands are scattered in the tissue of the
    buccal, labial, and lingual mucosa, the soft palate, the lateral parts of the hard palate, and the floor of the mouth
  30. ________, are associated with the base of the _________ and only secrete ________
    • Von Ebner glands
    • large circumvallate lingual papillae
    • serous product
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Salivary glands
2016-11-14 19:19:06
Salivary glands
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Salivary glands
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