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Flashcards in Salivary Glands Deck (17):
1

Parotid salivary gland location

Ventral to auricular cartilage in retromandibular fossa

2

Parotid salivary gland is in close proximity with?

1. Superficial temporal a.
2. Maxillary v.
3. Facial n.
4. Trigeminal n.

3

Parotid duct passes?

Across lateral surface of masseter m.

4

Parotid duct opens where?

Buccal vestibule on small papilla opposite P4 tooth

5

Mandibular salivary gland location

Between maxillary and linguofacial vv. just cd. to mandible and partially covered by parotid salivary gland

6

Mandibular salivary gland is in close proximity with?

1. Digastricus m.
2. Medial retropharyngeal ln.
3. Hypoglossal n.
4. Extenal carotid a.

7

Mandibular duct opens where?

Sublingual caruncle (with major sublingual duct)

8

Which sublingual salivary gland is monostomatic?

Major sublingual salivary gland

9

Which sublingual salivary gland in polystomatic?

Minor sublingual salivary gland

10

Major sublingual salivary gland location

Just rostral to mandibular salivary gland

11

Major sublingual duct opens where?

Sublingual caruncle (with mandibular salivary gland)

12

Minor sublingual salivary gland consists of?

Chain of small isolated lobules

13

Minor sublingual salivary gland location

Between styloglossus m. and mandible

14

Minor sublingual ducts open where?

Oral cavity

15

Zygomatic s.g. location

1. Medial to rostral end of zygomatic arch
2. Ventral to periorbia
3. Lateral to medial pterygoid m.

16

Zygomatic major duct opens where?

Buccal vestibule 1 cm cd. to parotid papilla

17

Zygomatic minor duct opens where?

Buccal vestibule just cd. to opening of major duct