Infraparotid region lecture questions

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14 terms · Severson lecture 2/6/12

Which of the following nerves innervates the lateral and medial pterygoid muscles?
A. Auriculotemporal nerve
B. Facial nerve
C. Mandibular branch of the trigeminal
D. Maxillary branch of the trigeminal
E. Ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal

C. Mandibular branch of the trigeminal

Which of the following answers best describes the function of the lateral pterygoid muscle?
A. Depression and elevation of the mandible
B. Elevation and retraction of the mandible
C. Protrusion and depression of the mandible
D. Retraction and elevation of the mandible

C. Protrusion and depression of the mandible

The maxillary artery is a terminal branch of the:
A. external carotid artery.
B. facial artery.
C. internal carotid artery.
D. lingual artery.
E. superficial temporal artery.

A. external carotid artery.

Through what foramen does the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve enter the infratemporal fossa?
A. Foramen lacerum
B. Foramen magnum
C. Foramen ovale
D. Foramen rotundum
E. Foramen spinosum

C. Foramen ovale

Which of the following is found accompanying the sensory fibers in the auriculotemporal nerve?
A. Preganglionic parasympathetic neurons
B. Postganglionic parasympathetic neurons
C. Preganglionic sympathetic neurons
D. Postganglionic sympathetic neurons
E. Somatic motor neurons to the masseter muscle

B. Postganglionic parasympathetic neurons

The inferior alveolar artery is a branch of the:
A. external carotid artery.
B. facial artery.
C. lingual artery.
D. maxillary artery.
E. superficial temporal artery.

D. maxillary artery.

Which of the following nerves is NOT a branch of V3?
A. Buccal nerve
B. Lingual nerve
C. Nerve to the buccinator muscle
D. Nerve to the masseter muscle
E. Nerve to the medial pterygoid muscle

C. Nerve to the buccinator muscle

What nerve innervates the anterior belly of the digastric and the mylohyoid muscle?
A. Buccal nerve
B. Facial nerve
C. Inferior alveolar nerve
D. Lingual nerve
E. Mylohyoid nerve

E. Mylohyoid nerve

What nerve innervates the posterior belly of the digastric and is derived from the second pharyngeal arch?
A. Buccal nerve
B. Facial nerve
C. Inferior alveolar nerve
D. Lingual nerve
E. Mylohyoid nerve

B. Facial nerve

What ganglion contains the cell bodies of taste fibers associated with the facial nerve?
A. Cochlear ganglion
B. Geniculate ganglion
C. Otic ganglion
D. Submandibular ganglion
E. Trigeminal ganglion

B. Geniculate ganglion

GVE neurons associated with the facial nerve carry preganglionic parasympathetic fibers to the:
A. Ciliary ganglion
B. Geniculate ganglion
C. Otic ganglion
D. Submandibular ganglion
E. Trigeminal ganglion

D. Submandibular ganglion

Which of the following types of neurons are found in the chorda tympani?
A. General visceral sensory neurons (GVA) and preganglionic sympathetic neurons
B. Somatic sensory neurons (GSA) and postganglionic parasympathetic neurons (GVE)
C. Somatic sensory neurons (GSA) and preganglionic parasympathetic neurons (GVE)
D. Taste (SVA) and preganglionic parasympathetic neurons (GVE)
E. Taste (SVA) and postganglionic parasympathetic neurons (GVE)

D. Taste (SVA) and preganglionic parasympathetic neurons (GVE)

GVE neurons associated with the glossopharyngeal nerve carry preganglionic parasympathetic fibers to the
A. Ciliary ganglion
B. Geniculate ganglion
C. Otic ganglion
D. Submandibular ganglion
E. Trigeminal ganglion

C. Otic ganglion

Postganglionic neurons of the otic ganglion accompany what nerve to their organ of innervation?
A. Auriculotemporal nerve
B. Buccal nerve
C. Chorda tympani
D. Inferior alveolar nerve
E. Lingual nerve
F. Nerve to the masseter muscle

A. Auriculotemporal nerve

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