Flashcards in Mandible Deck (14):
T/F: The mandible is the largest and sturdiest facial bone.
Waht are the parts of the mandible?
2) Alveolar Process
5) Condylar Process
6) Coronoid Process
What is the body of the mandible?
The large part of the mandible
The alveolar process is the upper boarder of the body of the mandible and it contains what structures?
Tooth Sockets (also called alveoli)
What is the vertically ascending part of the mandible?
Where is the angle of the mandible located?
At the terminus of the body
What part of the mandible articulates with the temporal bone to form the temperomandibular joint?
What part of the mandible serves as the attachment point for the muscles of mastication?
T/F: the Condylar process is more posterior than the Coronoid process?
What are the four (two bilateral) bumps on the internal aspect of the mandible?
Superior Mental (Genial) Spine
Inferior Mental (Genial) Spine
What feature on the internal surface of the mandible serves as the origin of the anterior belly of digastric?
The mylohyoid muscles originates from what feature on the internal aspect of the mandible?
What is located within the Sublingual Fossa?