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Temporal and Infratemporal Regions
Terms in this set (22)
What are the two fossa regions located above and below the zygomatic arch?
Temporal fossa and infratemporal fossa
Which foramen are associated with the infratemporal region?
Foramen ovale, foramen spinosum, mandibular foramen, petrotympanic fissure, external acoustic meatus
What runs through the foramen ovale?
What runs through the foramen spinosum?
middle meningeal artery
What runs through the mandibular foramen?
inferior alveolar nerve
What runs through the petrotympanic fissure?
Chorda tympani nerve
What runs through the external acoustic meatus?
canal to tympanic membrane
What two ligaments are associated with the infratemporal fossa?
The stylomandibular ligament and the sphenomandibular ligament
What capsule surrounds the TMJ?
What fibrocartilaginous tissue anchors to the temporal bone and the mandible?
Where does the mandibular condyle sit?
Mandibular (glenoid) fossa
What nerve emerges from the foramen ovale and motorly innervates the infratemporal muscles?
Mandibular Nerve V3
What sensory branch of the mandibular nerve provides sensory innervation to the cheek?
What sensory branch of the mandibular nerve provides sensory innervation to the auricle, parotid, and temporal regions?
What sensory branch enters the mandibular foramen on the medial surface of the ramus and gives off into the mylohyoid and innervates the anterior digastric and mylohyoid?
What is the terminal branch of the inferior alveolar that supplies sensory innervation to the chin, lower lip, and gums?
Which nerve emerges from V3 and is joined by the chorda tympani and supplies sensory innervation to the anterior 2/3 of the tongue?
Which branch of the facial nerve provides special sensory innervation to the anterior 2/3 of the tongue and autonomic innervation to the sublingual and submandibular glands?
Which artery is a terminal branch of the external carotid and supplies blood to the deep structures of the face?
Which branch of the maxillary artery enters the skull through the foramen spinosum and supplies blood to the meninges and specifically the dura mater (is the main source of epidural hematoma)?
Which branch of the maxillary artery enters the mandible and supplies blood to the teeth?
What venous plexus drains the infratemporal region?
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