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Four mucous Membrane lined sinuses (Paranasal Sinuses

1. Frontal Sinus
2. Sphenoid Sinus
3. Ethmoidal
4. Maxillary Sinuses

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Paranasal sinuses

Unknown what they do
Connected to the nasal cavities by small apertures

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Sella turcica

Of the sphenoid bone, houses the pituitary gland

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Nasal Cavities

Lined with pseudostratified ciliated columnar Epithelium

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Nasal Conchae

Three bony shell-shaped projections on each lateral wall

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Nasopharynx

The upper most portion of the pharynx receives the bilateral openings
Above the soft palate
Lined with pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium

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Eustachian Tubes

Pharyngotympanic Tubes
From the middle ear

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Hard palate

Floor of nasal cavities and roof of the mouth
consists of four bones (two maxillary and two palatine bones
Merge in the midline during devo

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Cleft Palate

Failure for bones of the hard palate to merge

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Soft Palate

Floor of the nasopharynx
Muscluar tissue
flips up to cover the entry to the nasal cavity during swallowing

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Oropharynx

Extends from the soft palate to the base of the tongue
Includes the palatine tonsils (Lymphatic tissue)
Lined with stratified squamaous epithelium

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Hyoid Bone

U-shaped bone supports the tongue

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Laryngopharynx

Lowest segment of the pharynx
Lined with stratified squamaous epithelium
Tolerates abrasion from swallowed food.

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Larynx and remained of respiratory system

Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium

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True Vocal Cords

Extend btw the thryoid and cricoid cartilages vibrating to create sound

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Epiglottis

During swallowing flips down to cover and protect the vocal cords

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Glottis

The vocal cords

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Eustachian tube

Thought to equalize pressure comes from both earth