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Flashcards in Head & Neck Anatomy - WEEK 1 DRY & WET incomplete Deck (14):
1

on a superior view of the horizontal plane (view from above), which of the two sphenoid wings is the most anterior?

the lesser wing

2

from the tympanic membrane to the cochlear-vestibulo component, what is the order of the ear ossicles?

malleus (closer to tympanic membrane), incus (in the middle), stapes (closer to cochlear-vestibulo component)

3

what type of joint is present between the two bones at the zygomatic arch?

suture joint

4

name the 5 layers of the scalp?

S- skin
C- dense connective tissue
A- aponeurosis of occipitofrontal muscle
L- loose areolar connective tissue
P- periosteum

5

what provides cutaneous innervation to the anterior part of the scalp?

V1, V2, V3 (see ASIA chart to know where exactly)

6

what provides cutaneous innervation to the posterior part of the scalp?

C2, C3 (anterior and posterior rami) (see ASIA chart to know where exactly)

7

in which layer of the scalp are blood vessels present?

dense connective

8

what is diploe?

spongy bone separating inner/outer layers in cortical bone of skull

9

what links diploic veins with more superficial veins of the skull?

emissary veins (valveless)

10

where does the facial nerve emerge on the side of the face?

stylomastoid process

11

which nerve branch can you see emerging from the anterior border of the parotid gland?

buccal branch of facial nerve

12

which muscle does the parotid duct go through?

the buccinator

13

opposite which upper tooth does the parotid duct open into the oral cavity?

2nd maxillary molar

14

what is the weakest point in the skull called?

the pterion