Flashcards in Q&A Head Deck (376)
What is the groove in the upper lip and between the nostrils?
What is everything rostral to the eye?
Muzzle / "snout"
What structures surround the opening of the mouth?
What are the flews?
fleshy, hanging lateral part of the upper lip, especially pendulous in some breeds: bloodhound.
What is the stop?
Angle of the nose bridge between the eyes; it varies in degree from breed to breed.
What are the names for the 2 eyelids?
Upper or superior palpebra, lower or inferior palpebra
What is the highest point or summit of the head?
Describe the external ear canal.
Vertical part and then horizontal part to the ear drum.
What is the show term for the back part of the head or skull (i.e., the external occipital protuberance)?
What is the show term for the cranial portion of the neck?
What is the show term for the top line of the neck?
What does the occipital bone form?
Caudal cranial cavity and caudal skull
What forms the lateral face, part of the hard palate and holds the upper cheek teeth?
Maxillary bone or maxilla
What bone forms the rostral wall of the cranial cavity?
How does the spinal cord enter the cranial cavity?
Foramen magnum (occipital bone)
The facial part of the skull houses what 2 cavities?
nasal and oral
What are the 3 types of canine skulls?
Mesaticephalic (average), Dolicephalic (long face), and Brachycephalic (short face)
What suspends the larynx and tongue from the skull?
What unpaired hyoid bone is palpable and prominent in lateral radiographs?
What bony arch forms the lateral side of the bony orbit?
What is the name of the bony socket that holds the eye?
What hard structure is formed by the horizontal parts of the incisive, palatine, and maxillary bones?
What foramen is located on the maxillary part of the skull?
What is the rostral opening of the mandibular part of the skull?
WHat is the smooth bulbous enlargement on the ventral surface of the temporal bone housing the middle ear?
Tympanic bulla/ middle ear
What scrolls of bone fill the nasal cavity?
What is the large opening caudal to the zygomatic arch where the external ear attaches?
External acoustic meatus
What cavity contains the brain, its meninges, and blood vessels?
Cranial cavity/vault, neurocranium, calvarium
What is the median protuberance of the caudal skull?
External Occipital Protuberance