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Muscle surrounding the eye

Orbicularis oculi

1

Muscle surrounding the mouth

Orbicularis oris

2

The large "cheek muscle"

bucinator

3

muscle on the forehead

Frontalis

4

The muscle in your neck that stretches when you shave

Platysma

5

Gland in the cheek

Parotid gland

6

Which nerve goes through the parotid gland?

Facial nerve

7

What are the five branches of the facial nerve?

Temporal, zygomatic, buccal, marginal mandibular, cervical

8

What hole does the facial nerve go through?

Stylomastoid foramen

9

Muscle in charge of mastication

Masseter

10

Masseter is innervated by the...

Mandibular division of trigeminal nerve

11

The three branches of the trigeminal nerve are the...

Ophthalmic, maxillary, and mandibular

12

The artery and vein traveling just anterior/on the Masseter are called the

Facial artery and facial vein

13

The muscle that passes underneath the zygomatic arch originating from the parietal bone is the...

Temporalis

14

The articulating process of the mandible is also called the...

condylar process

15

The point anterior to the mandible is called the

Coronoid process

16

What nerve passes through the mandibular foramen in the mandible?

Inferior alveolar nerve

17

The lingual nerve passes over what bony landmark?

Lingula

18

The muscle on the inside of the mandible is the...

Later pterygoid