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1

what are the 5 muscles associated with the soft palate

tensor veli palatini
levator veli palatini
palatopharyngeus
palatoglossus
musculus uvulae

2

___________tenses the soft palate and opens the pharyngotympanic tube to allow for yawning and swallowing

tensor veli palatini

3

What innervates tensor veli palatini

medial pterygoid nerve of mandibular V3

4

what innervates levator veli palatini

vagus pharyngeal branch

5

if the function is normal when the patient says ahh the palate deviates away from the lesioned side. what muscle are we testing

leator veli palatini

6

levator veli palatini action

elevates the palate, closes the pharyngeal narrowing between nasopharynx and oropharnyx

7

palatopharyngeal arch over lies

palatopharyngeal muscle

8

what innervates palatopharyngeus m

vagus nerve pharyngeal branch

9

action of palatoglossus

elevates back of tongue, narrows isthmus and depresses soft palate

10

what innervates palatoglossus

vagus nerve pharyngeal branch

11

musculus uvulae is innervated by

pharyngeal branch of vagus nerve

12

what nerves passes through the sphenopalatine formanen

nasopalatine nerve

13

what two nerves contribute to innervation of the palatine glands

greater and deep petrosal nerves

14

Deep petrosal is a branch off

sympathetic trunk

15

greater petrosal nerve is a branch off

facial