Mandible (lower jaw) is the ______ bone of face, and articulates with skull at ______
largest and strongest,
mandible consists of ______ body and ____
horse-shaped, a pair of rami
Body of mandible meets ramus on each side at _________
angle of mandible
Body of mandible (on external surface in midline) has ______ indicating _______ during development of _______
faint ridge, line of fusion of its 2 halves
Location of mental foramen?
below 2nd premolar tooth
Mental foramen transmits ?
terminal branches of inferior alveolar nerve and vessels
On medial surface of mandibular body is ______ which gives origins to _______ above and ________ below.
genioglossus muscle, geniohyoid muscles
_______ is an oblique ridge that runs backward and laterally from area of mental spines to area ________
below and behind 3rd molar tooth
Location of submandibular fossa?
below posterior part of mylohyoid line
What submandibular fossa is for?
for superficial part of submandibular salivary gland
______ is for sublingual gland and lies above _________
anterior part of mylohyoid line
what is alveolar part?
upper border of mandibular body
Base of mandible?
lower border of mandibular body
______ is a small, roughened depression on mandibular base; on either side of _____
What's inside of digastric fossa?
it's where anterior bellies of digastric muscles are attached
Mandibular ramus is ______ placed, and has anterior ______ and posterior _______
coronoid process, condyloid process (or head)
coronoid and condyloid processes are separated from each other by _____
On lateral surface of mandibular ramus?
markings for attachment of masseter muscle
Mandibular foramen is on ______ which is for ________
medial surface of mandibular ramus,
inferior alveolar nerve and vessels
Lingula (a projection of bone) is located ______, and it is for _____
in front of mandibular foramen,
attachment of sphenomandibular ligament
Mandibular foramen leads into _____ which opens on _______ at mental foramen.
lateral surface of mandibular body
_____ a continuation forward of mandibular canal beyond mental foramen and below incisor teeth
coronoid process receives on its medial surface?
attachment of temporalis muscle
What is below condyloid process (or head) ?
a short neck