Flashcards in Oral Cavity: Basics Deck (19):
What forms the roof of the oral cavity?
The palette (both hard and soft)
What froms the floor of the oral cavity?
The tongue and oral mucossa
What supports the floor of the orl cavity?
The mylohyoid and geniohyoid muscles
What forms the posterior boundry of the oral cavity?
The oropharyngeal isthmus
What is the line of demarcation between the oral cavity and oropharyngeal isthmus?
What is the opening of the oral cavity where the food will pass through on its way to the esophagus?
What makes up the anterior and lateral boundaries of the oral cavity?
the lips and cheeks
What are the two parts of the oral cavity?
1) Oral vestibule
2) Oral cavity proper
What is the part of the oral cavity that lies outside of the teeth row?
What are the opening to the oral vestible?
1) labial glands
2) praortid duct
what are the labial glands?
small salivary glands
Where does the parotid duct open to?
lateral to the maxillary 2nd molar within the vestibule
T/F: The lips are two muscular folds that are bound to the opening of the mouth?
False: they are classified as MUSCULOFIBROUS
What is it called when the philtrum of the upper lip does not fuse?
What is the median groove seen externally that extends from the nose to the vermilion boarder of the upper lip?
What is the vermilion boarder of the lip?
Where the labial (lip) mucossal tissue meets the skin of the face
Each lip (both upper and lower) are connected to teh corresponding gum by a medial fold called what?
The Frenulum (one for each lip, upper and lower)
What is located within the lips?
1) Obicularis oris muscle
2) Labial glnads