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1

The hard palate makes up what portion of the oral cavity?

the anterior 2/3 of the palate (roof of the mouth)

2

T/F: the hard palate forms the bony partition between the oral and nasal cavities?

True

3

The hard palate conssits of what bony parts?

1) Palatine process of the Maxilla (anterior)
2) Horizontal Plate of the Palatine (posterior)

4

What are the foramina that are located within the hard palate?

1) Incisive foramen
2) Greater Palatine Foramen (bilateral)
2) Lesser Palatine Foramen (bilateral)

5

The incisive foraman contains what?

The terminations of the nasopalatine nerves that supply the hard palate with sensory innervation

6

What is contained within the greater and lesser palatine foramina?

The terminal nerve and blood vessels of the same name of the foramen they are associated with

7

The hard palate is covered by what?

Mucoperiosteum

8

What special feature of the oral cavity arises from the mucoperiostium?

Palatine Raphe

9

What are the transverse lines found on the hard palate?

Transverse Palatine Folds- lateral folds within the mucoperiostium

10

What is the purpose of the transverse palatine folds?

gripping of food against the tongue during mastication

11

What is the innervation of the hard palate?

Greater Palatine and Nasopalatine nerves

12

What is the blood supply to the hard palate?

Greater Palatine Artery (from the Maxillary Artery)