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1

space between lips and teeth is called __ aka ___

vestibule
tobacco cavity

2

___ separates nasal and buccal cavity

palate

3

anterior palate is made of __ boNE

palatine bone (hard bone)

4

posterior palate is made of ___

muscle (aka soft palate)

5

in hard palate there are permanent ridges called __

rugae

6

swallowing is aka

deglutittion

7

tongue is made of __ muscle and is covered by

skeletal
mucus memb.(epithelium that secretes mucus)

8

tongue is free from anterioror posterior end

anterior

9

tongue is attached posteriorly to __bone

hyoid

10

___ is the visible part of a tooth

crown

11

____ part of tooth is surrounded by gum

neck

12

___ is the hardest substance of the body

enamel

13

is enamel vascular

no

14

enamel arises from embryonic cell called

ameloblast

15

func. of periodental ligament

connect root if tooth to jaw soket

16

acrodont teeth have ____ attachment with jaw bone and they are directed in ____ and ____ direction

superficial
upward.,downward

17

examples of animals with acrodont teeth

frog, amphibians

18

pleurodont teeth have ___ attachment with jawbone and are directed towards ___ side

inward

19

pleurodont teeth are seen in

reptiles like snake

20

___ teeth are embedded into jaw bone within bony socket

thecodont

21

thecodont teeth are found in

mammals
crocodile (the only reptile with thecodont teeth)

22

teeth which show similar external appearence

homodont/ isodont

23

homdont teeth are found in

amphbians and reptiles

24

heterodont teeth are found in

mammals

25

no. of root and cusps in incisor

1
1

26

no. of root and cusps in caninie

1
1

27

no. of roots and cusps in premolar

2
2

28

no. of roots and cusps in molar

2
many

29

teeth that grow on jawbone many times

polyphyodont

30

polyphyodontteeth are found in __ and __ teeth

acrodont
pleurodont