Flashcards in Function of Digestive systems Ch. 6 Deck (46):
all terms used to describe the body system that is a long, muscular tube beginning at the mouth and ending at the anus
the combining form for nourishment is aliment/o
contains the lips and cheeks, hard and soft palates, salivary glands, tongue, teeth, and periodentium.
combining forms that mean mouth
combining form for jaw. the maxilla and mandible are the bones that are the boundaries for the oral cavity
an elongated mandible or a mandible that is overshot.
a shortened mandible or a mandible that is undershot.
medical term for lips
term for a single lip
the combining form for lips.
the combining form for cheek. The cheeks form the walls within the oral cavity
means pertaining to or directed toward the cheek
forms the roof of the mouth. the palate consists of two parts, the hard and soft pallates
forms the bony rostral portion of the palate that is covered with specialized mucous membrane.
irregular folds in the mucous membrane
combining form for wrinkle or fold.
Forms the flexible caudal portion of the palate. The soft palate is involved in closing off the nasal passage during swallowing so food does not move into the nostrils.
combining form for palate
a movable muscular organ in the oral cavity used for tasting and processing food, grooming, and articulating sound.
elevations in the dorsum of the tongue .
a term for threadlike
a term for mushroom
a term for cup shaped
a band of tissue that connects the tongue to the ventral surface of the oral cavity.
combining form for tongue
the side of the cheek adjacent to the tongue
dent/o, dent/i, odont/o
combining form for teeth
refers to teeth as a whole, that is, the teeth arranged in the maxillary (upper) and mandibular (lower) arcades.
a term also known as the primary dentition, the temporary set of teeth that erupt in young animals and are replaced at or near maturity
combining form for shedding
the set of teeth designed to last the lifetime of an animal.
retained deciduous tooth
a deciduous tooth that has not been shed and may have to be removed professionally.
front tooth used for cutting; an incision is a cut; abbreviated I
long pointed bonelike tooth located between the incisors and premolars; also called fang and cuspid. Abbreviated C
cheek tooth found between the canine teeth and molars; also called bicuspids because they have two points. abbreviated P
most caudally located permanent cheek tooth used for grinding; molar comes from the latin term to grind; abbreviated M
represents the type of tooth and the number of each tooth type found in the species of animal.
the hard white substance covering the dentin of the crown of the tooth.
the bonelike connective tissue that covers the root of the tooth.
the connective tissue surrounding the tooth pulp.
consists of nerves, blood vessels, and loose connective tissue.
the hole at the tip of the root where nerves and blood vessels enter the tooth
the structures that support the teeth.
sockets or saclike dilations that the teeth are situated in
a thin layer of compact bone that forms the tooth socket. alveolar bone surrounds the roots and teeth.