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Dental Anatomy 1

Chp 6 , 7 , 9 , 10

Incisive Papilla Pear-shaped pad of tissue covering the incisive foramen
Epithelial Tissue Type of tissue that forms the covering of all body surfaces
White Blood Cells Cells that fight disease Also know as leukocytes
Veins Blood vessels that carry blood to the heart
Mental Protuberance Part of the mandible that forms the chin
Osteoblasts Cells that form bones
Muscle Origin Where the muscle begins
Muscle Insertion Where the muscle ends
Joints Where two or more bones come together
Integumentary System Skin system
Compact Bone Outer layer of bones needed for strength
Cancellous Light weight bone found interior.
PeripheralNervousSystem Spinal Nerves Cranial Nerves
CentralNervousSystem Brain and Spinal Cord
Vallate Papillae Largest papillae on the tongure, arranged in a from of a V
Filifrom Papillae thread like elevations on the tongue
Connective Tissue Major support material of the body
zygomatic Region of the head near the cheek bone
Tempomandibular Joint Joints on either side of the head that allows movement of the mandible
Temporal On either sides of the head superior to the zygomatic
Mucobuccal Fold Base of the vestibule where the buccal mucosa meets the alveolar mucosa
Plasma Staw coloured fluid that transports nutrients hormones and waste products
Red Blood Cells Cells that contain blood protein. Also know as Erythrocytes
Lacrimal Bone Paired facial bones that help form the medial wall of the orbit
Parotid Duct Duct associated with the parotid salivary gland
Process A projection on a bone
Greater Palatine Nerve Serves the posterior hard palate and the posterior lingual gingiva
Occipital Region of the head overlying the occipital bone covered by the scalp
Maxillary Tuberosity The pad of tissue behind the maxillary posterior teeth
Trigeminal Nerve Primary source supply for the oral cavity.
Sharpey's Fibres Tissues that anchor the periosteum to the bone
Parotid Papilla Small elevation of tissue located on the inner surface of the cheek
Phitrum Rectangular area from under the nose to the midline of the lip
Persistalsis Rhythmic action that moves food through the digestive tract
Cartilage Tough connective nonvascular elastic tissue
Capillaries A system of microscopic vessels that connects the arterial and venous systems
Nerve Tissue Responsible for coordinating and controlling the body activities
Muscle Tissue Ability to lengthen or shorten to provide movement to the body parts
Fossa Wide shallow depression on the lingual surfaces of anterior teeth
Glenoid Fossa Area of the temporal bone where condyles of the mandible articulate with the skull
Hamulus A hook shaped process
Periosteum specialized connective tissue that covers all bones of the body
Angular Cheilosis inflammation at the corners of the mouth
Pericardium doubled walled sac that enclosed the heart
Masseter Strongest most obivous muscle of mastification
External Auditory Meatus Bony passage of the outer ear
Orbital Region of head pertaining to around the eye
Arteries largest blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
Labial Commissure The angle of the corner of the mouth
Tragus Cartilaginous projections anterior to the external opening of the ear
Alveolar Process portion of the maxillary bones that form the support for the teeth of the maxillary arach
Foramen small round opening in a bone
Infraorbital Region of the head below the orbital region
Created by: spazz