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Flashcards in Mandible Deck (14):
1

T/F: The mandible is the largest and sturdiest facial bone.

True

2

Waht are the parts of the mandible?

1) Body
2) Alveolar Process
3) Ramus
4) Angle
5) Condylar Process
6) Coronoid Process

3

What is the body of the mandible?

The large part of the mandible

4

The alveolar process is the upper boarder of the body of the mandible and it contains what structures?

Tooth Sockets (also called alveoli)

5

What is the vertically ascending part of the mandible?

Ramus

6

Where is the angle of the mandible located?

At the terminus of the body

7

What part of the mandible articulates with the temporal bone to form the temperomandibular joint?

Condylar Process

8

What part of the mandible serves as the attachment point for the muscles of mastication?

Coronoid Process

9

T/F: the Condylar process is more posterior than the Coronoid process?

True

10

What are the four (two bilateral) bumps on the internal aspect of the mandible?

Superior Mental (Genial) Spine
Inferior Mental (Genial) Spine

11

What feature on the internal surface of the mandible serves as the origin of the anterior belly of digastric?

Digastric Fossa

12

The mylohyoid muscles originates from what feature on the internal aspect of the mandible?

Mylohyoid Line

13

What is located within the Sublingual Fossa?

Sublingual gland

14

What is the location of the submandibular gland?

Submandibular Fossa