How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

46 terms

ch 9 head and neck anatomy

STUDY
PLAY
the human skull is divided into what two sections
cranium and face
the eight bones that cover and protect the brain are collectively called
cranium
the back and base of the cranium are formed by the ___bones
occipital
the ___bones forms the prominence of the cheeck
zygomatic
the ___forms the upper jaw
maxillae
the strongest longest and only movable bone of the face is the
mandible
the second phase in mouth opening and movement of the temporomandibular joint is
gliding
the condyloid process of the mandible lies in the
glenoid fossa
___is the habiutual grinding of teeth especially at night
bruxism
which of the cervical muscles can be palpated in the neck
trapezius and sternocleidomastoid
the muscles that work with TMJ to make all movement of the mandible possible are the group of musles of
mastication
___salivary glands are located just below and in front of each ear
parotid
which artery supplies the major blood supply for the face and mouth
external carotid
which artery supplies blood too the mandibular teeth
inferior alveolar
how many pairs of cranial nerces are connected to the brain
12
which nerve is the primary source of inervation for the oral cavity
trigeminal
which nerve innervates the maxillary central, lateral, and canine teeth
anterior superior alveolar
axillary lymph nodes are located
under arms
the ___sinuses are located within the forehead just above the eyes
frontal
the only bone in the human body that does not articulate with another bone is the
hyoid
the fontanelle or soft spot of a newborn infant is located where the frontal bone will articulate with which bone
parietal
the bone that forms the lower jaw is the
mandible
the bone that forms the upper jaw is the
maxilla
the natural opening in bone through which blood vessels and nerves pas is the
foramen
the jagged line where bones articulate and form a joint that does not move is a
suture
the spinal cord passes through which foramen into the occipital bone
foramen magnum
the external auditory meatus, the outside opening to the ear, is located in the ___bone
temporal
the facial bones that are useful in identifying maxillary radiographs are the ___bones
zygomatic
a large rounded area on the outer surfae of the maxillary bones in the area of the posterior teeth is
maxillary tuberosity
the mental protuberance is formed by the symphysis of the two mandibular bones and is commonly known as the
chin
the articulation between the temporal bones and the mandible form the
temporomandibular joint
protrusion of the mandible occurs when the internal and external pterygoid muscles...
on both sides contract together
which statement is NOT true of trismus
the dentist may use a stethoscope to listen for sounds of trismus
symptoms of temporomandibular disorders include
headache, pain in neck, pain in chewing
the muscle of facial expression that also aids in chewing and speaking is the
orbicularis oris
the muscle of facial expression that allows a person to laugh and smile is the
zygomatic major
which muscle of the floor of the mouth aids during swallowing
styloid
the function of saliva is to
cleanse the oral cavity, aid in digestion, aid in speaking
which statement is true of parotid salivary gland
the parotid gland procudes approximately 25 % of the total volume of saliva
the submandibular salivary gland
procudes the largest total volume of saliva and empties into the mouth through the whartons duct
a stone that can develop in the salivary duct that prevents the saliva from flowing into the mouth is
sialoith
wihch blood vessel provides the major blood supply to the face and mouth
external carotid arter
which major vein corresponds to the common carotid artery and empties blood from the upper portion of the body
internal jugular
the artery that supplies blod to the mandibular teeth is the ___artery
inferior alveolar
air filled cavity within a bone is a
sinus
if a patient has permanent paralysis of the tongue and lip after an extraction of a molar, which cranial nerve was damaged
trigeminal