Embryonic origin of oral mucosa?
Ectoderm and endoderm
True or false. Oral mucosa has no sweat and sebaceous glands?
Type of oral mucosa characterized as pliable?
Senses perceived by the oral mucosa? (4)
Has the thinnest epithelium?
Floor of the mouth
Embryonic origin of lamina propria of oral mucosa?
Mucoperiosteum is found in what type of oral mucosa?
Another term for lamina propria?
Layers of the lamina propria? (2)
- Papillary layer
- Reticular layer
Layer containing keratohyaline granules?
Layers containing tonofibrils? (2)
Layer with intercellular bridges?
Layer with shiny appearance?
Intercellular filaments inserting into the desmosomes?
Circular or oval areas of cell membrane adhering by attachment plaque?
True or false. Lining mucosa is thicker than keratinized epithelium?
Layers of non keratinized epithelium? (3)
Layer with slight increase in size and accumulation of glycogen in cells of the surface layers?
Cells having clear halo around the nucleus (clear cells)?
What are the nonkeratinocytes? (4)
- Langerhan cells
- Merkels cells
- Inflammatory cells
What non keratinocytes have no desmosomal attachment?
True or false. Melanocytes varies in number among individuals?
False. Same number
Color differences is caused by? (2)
- Activity of melanocytes
- Rate of melanin production
Pigmented lesions in the oral mucosa? (3)
- Oral melanotic macule
Malignant proliferation of melanocytes?
Benign proliferation of melanocytes?
Cells with immune functions?
Cells with sensory function?
Merkel cells are found in what layer?
Characterized with stipples/interdental folds?