MSS - Anatomy (Chapter 11) #13 [mandible]

Mandible (lower jaw) is the ______ bone of face, and articulates with skull at ______
largest and strongest,
temporomandibular joint
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
symphysis menti
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.
mental spines,
genioglossus muscle, geniohyoid muscles
_______ is an oblique ridge that runs backward and laterally from area of mental spines to area ________
mylohyoid line,
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 _________
sublingual fossa,
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 _____
digastric fossa,
symphysis menti
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 _____
mandibular notch
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.
mandibular canal,
lateral surface of mandibular body
_____ a continuation forward of mandibular canal beyond mental foramen and below incisor teeth
incisive canal
coronoid process receives on its medial surface?
attachment of temporalis muscle
What is below condyloid process (or head) ?
a short neck