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M. Canfield Willis - Medical Terminology CH.14 Anatomical Terms, Set 3
Marjorie Canfield Willis- Medical terminology Chapter 14 - Gastrointestinal System ANATOMICAL TERMS
cavity that receives food for digestion
three pairs of exocrine glands in the mouth that secrete saliva: parotid, submandibular (submaxillary), and sublingual (mouth)
lateral walls of the mouth (mouth)
fleshy structures surrounding the mouth
structure that forms the roof of the mouth; it is divided into the hard and soft palate
small projection hanging from the back middle edge of the soft palate
muscular structure of the floor of the mouth covered by mucous membrane and held down by a band-like membrane known as the frenulum
tissue covering the processes of the jaws
hard bony projections in the jaws that serve to masticate (chew) food
throat; passageway for food traveling to the esophogus and air traveling to the larynx