Head & Neck Anatomy
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Head & Neck Anatomy
Den 101--Chapter Seven--
From the Ala of the nose to the corners of the mouth is a
portion of the lip is called?
Where the skin
the vermillion zone & forms a line around the lips.
Between the bottom of the nose & the middle of the upper lip is a shallow, V-shaped depression known as?
The corner of the mouth, where the
upper lip meets the lower lip is called?
*Just below the lower lip
*Runs Horizontally & separates the lip from the chin
The deepest point of the vestibule is called?
Inside the mouth, a pocket is formed by the soft tissue of the cheeks & the gingiva.
surface of the cheeks is called?
On the labial mucosa are small, yellowish glands near the commissures called?
surface of the
The tissue that lines the inner surface of the lips & cheeks is called?
Forms the forehead, the main portion of the roof of the eye socket (orbit), & part of the nasal cavity.
On the outside of the nasal cavities are scroll like bones called?
Inferior Nasal Conchae
A single bone on the inside of the nasal cavity.
The largest of the facial bones & is composed of two sections of bone joined @ the median suture.
middle of the ventral side of the tongue
, a line of tissue extends from the tongue to the floor of the mouth.
On either side of the lingual frenum are the
The are bluish & run the length of the tongue.
Lateral to the lingual veins are folds of tissue called?
Are oval structures that are located on the dorsal surface of the tongue.
aka Taste Receptors
Sometimes, under the tongue on the alveolar bone are excess bone formations called?
This fluid varies in viscosity depending on an individual's chemical makeup, diet, & medications.
A clear fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands throughout the mouth.
Anterior to the sulcus,
covering the dorsal side of the tongue, are small, raised projections called?
-where taste buds are located.
Type of Palate
(there are two: hard & soft)
-covers muscle tissue & is darker pink or yellowish.
Between the Condyle & Temporal Bone is the??
*A dense, fibrous connective tissue that is thicker @ the ends.
Type of Bones:
Forms the cheeks?
The muscles that form the floor of the mouth are the?
*Located between the mandible & the hyoid bone.
There is also a horseshoe shaped bone lying at the base of the tongue called?
The are two types of Palates.
Which one is a bony plate covered with pink to
brownish pink keratinized tissue?
Is the largest of the branches of the external carotid artery.
Is composed of both sensory and motor neurons and is the largest division of the trigeminal nerve.
Mandibular Nerve Branch
Is a sensory nerve that innervates the nose, cheeks, palate, gingiva, maxillary teeth, maxillary sinus, tonsils, nasopharynx & other facial structures.
Maxillary Nerve Branch
What are the three muscles of the neck?
3) Sternocle Idomastoid
two muscles of soft palate,
what are they called?
Is the wing of the nose or outer edge of the nostril?
Ala of the nose