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1

Superficial structures

lips (superior & inferior), nose, philtrum, whiskers, cheeks (buccae)

2

Muscles of expression

-platysma
-orbicularis oris
-orbicularis oculi
-buccinator
-levator nasolabialis
-auricular muscles

3

The muscles of mastication impart movement of the

temporomandibular joint (TMJ)

4

What muscle opens the jaw? (along with gravity)

digastricus m.

5

What muscles close the jaw?

-Temporalis
-Masseter
-Medial pterygoid
-Lateral pterygoid

6

Salivary Glands and Ducts

-Parotid
-Mandibular
-Sublingual
-Zygomatic
-Lacrimal