Flashcards in Head and Neck Practice Questions Deck (61):
The _______ nerve (a motor nerve) traverses the occipital triangle, a division of the posterior triangle of the neck
The platysma muscle is innervated by the _______ branch of the _______ nerve.
The superior and inferior labial arteries are both direct branches of the ______.
Abduction, depression, and intorsion of the eye are all functions of the _______ muscle.
Protrusion of the _______ is the function of the genioglossus muscle.
_______ veins are located in the subarachnoid space surrounding the brain.
The nerve of the pterygoid canal enters the _______ fossa by traversing the pterygoid canal
The greater petrosal nerve is the parasympathetic root of the _______ ganglion
The _______ reflex tests the snsory function of the gloosopharyngeal nerve and the motor function of the vagus nerve.
The venous drainage of the scalp and superior sagittal sinus are interconnected through a series of _______ veins.
The _______ dural venous sinus is positioned along the margin of the tentorium cerebelli.
The branches of the _______ artery are typically positioned medial to the pterion.
The _______ muscle enters the pharynx by passing between the superior and middle constricutor muscles
The _______ incisors are typically innervated by the anterior superior alveolar nerves.
The laryngeal mucosa _______ to the vocal folds is innervated by the recurrent laryngeal nerve.
The posterior division of the _______ and the posterior auricular vein are the two tributaries of the _______.
retromandibular vein; external jugular vein
As it emerges from the interpedunculuar fossa, the _______ nerve typically passes between the posterior cerebral and superior cerebellar arteries.
The meningeal branch of the mandibular nerve re-enters the skull by traversing the _______
The glossopharyngeal, vagus, and accessory nerves all exit the _______ fossa by traversing the _______ foramen.
posterior cerebral; jugular
The prevertebral fascia of the neck is continuous with the _______ sheath of the upper extremity.
The anterior longitudinal ligament of the spine may be torn during a severe _______ (movement) of the neck.
The _______ nerve traverses the cavernous sinus adjacent to the internal carotid artery.
The hypoglossal nerve emerges from the _______ between the pyramid and the _______.
The _______ veins interconnect the venous drainage of the face and orbit with the cavernous sinus.
The _______, lacrimal and trochlear nerves all travers the superior orbital fissure superior to the annuluar (common tendinous) ring.
The superior oblique muscles of the eye receives its sensory innervation from branches of the _______ nerve.
The inferior alveolar artery is typically a direct branch of the _______ artery.
The _______ nerve, a sensory branch of the mandibular nerve passes medial to the lateral pterygoid muscle and posterior to the neck of the mandible.
The stapedius muscle attaches in part to the _______ (ossicle) and is innervated by a branch of the facial nerve.
The submental branch of the _______ artery typically anastomoses (directly) with the _______ branch of the lingual artery.
The obliquus capitis inferior muscle attaches in part to the _______ of the atlas and function in ipsilateral rotation of the head.
The _______ reflex tests the parasympathetic motor function of the third cranial nerve.
The posterior cricoarytenoid muscle is the only _______ (movement) of the vocal folds.
The mylohyoid muscle forms the floor of the _______ cavity.
The _______ nerve provides sensory innervation to the molars of the lower jaw.
The upper compartment of the TMJ is classified (synovial) as a _______ joint.
The muscles of mastication are derived from the _______ pharyngeal (branchial) arch.
first (mandibular prominence)
The carotid sheath surrounds the carotid artery , internal jugular vein, and _______ nerve.
The subclavian vein typically passes directly anterior to the _______ muscle.
The _______ muscle extends from vertebral body to vertebral body and functions in flexion of the neck.
The _______ with the associated tympanic plexus is located in the medial wall of the middle ear.
The cell bodies of the postganglionic parasympathetic neurons innervated the _______ gland are gound in the otic ganglion.
The _______ reflex tests the sensory innervation of the 5th cranial nerve and the motor function of the 7th cranial nerve
The _______ muscle functions to elevate the larynx and is innervated by a branch of ventral ramus C1.
The _______ traverse the transverse foramina of the cervical vertebrae.
vertebral artery (and vein)
The tectorial membrane is continuous with the ______ ligament of the vertebral column.
The sphenoid sinus typically drains into the _______ of the nasal cavity.
The _______ nodes typically receive the direct lymphatic drainage of the skin overlying the superior attachment of the trapezius muscle.
The _______ muscle extends from the spinous process of the axis to the occipital bone and is innervated by a branch of dorsal ramus C1
rectus capitis posterior major
The _______ and the ramus of the mandible form the lateral boundary of the infratemporal fossa
Proximal to the superior orbital fissure, the oculomotor and trochlear nerves are positioned in the lateral wall of the _______ sinus.
The medial and lateral pterygoid muscles function during the side-to-side grinding motion of the _______.
The _______ lymph nodes are typically positioned adjacent to the internal jugular vein.
The _______ muscle recevies its motor innervation from the temporal and zygomatic branches of the facial nerve.
The nasalis muscle actively contracts during _______ of the nostrils.
The facial nerve is closely associated with the _______ wall of the middle ear.
The temporalis, masseter, and medial pterygoid muscles all function to _______ (movement) the mandible.
The buccopharyngeal fascia is continuous with the _______ fascia of the neck
The _______ membrane is continuous with the posterior longitudinal ligament.
The _______ nerve innervates all the muscles of the palate except for the tensor palatini.
vagus (pharyngeal branch)