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CHAPTER 6,7,8,9


Compact Bone Outer layer of bone and it is needed for strength
Temporomandibular Joint Joint located on each side of the head that allows the movement of the mandible
Alveolar socket Cavity within the alveolar process that surrounds the root of a tooth
Posterior Toward the back
Zygomatic Region of the head located near the zygomatic bone (cheek bone)
Red blood cells Cells that contain blood protein hemoglobin, which transports oxygen
Foramen Small round opening in a bone that allows blood vessels, nerves, and ligaments to pass through
Embryology Study of prenatal development
Anterior Toward the front surface
Cementum Calcified connective tissues that surrounds the anatomic root of a tooth
Osteoblasts Cells that form bone
Distal Farther away from the trunk of the body
Masseter Strongest and most obvious muscle of mastication
Process Projection on a bone
Anatomy The study of the shape and structure of the human body
White blood cells Cells that fight disease in the body
Dentin Covered by enamel and cementum, and also makes up most of the tooth structure
Exfoliation Normal process of shedding the primary teeth
Occipital Region of the head overlying the occipital bone and is covered by the sculp
Veins Blood vessels that carry blood to the heart
Buccal Region of the head that refers to the closest structures to the inner cheek
Apex Tapered end of each root tip
Fossa Hollow, grooved, and depressed are in a bone
Arteries Large blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
Cancellous bone Light weight/spongy bone found in the interior bones