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cranium the portion of the skull that encloses that brain
temporal two fan-shaped bones in the temporal area above each ear
parietal two bones that make up the roof and side walls covering the brain
frontal a single bone in the frontal or anterior region that makes up the forehead
occipital one large, thick bone at the lower back of the head that forms the base of the skull and contains a large opening for the spinal cord passage to the brain
ethmoid a spongy bonr located between the eye orbits that helps forn the roof and part of the anterior nasal fossa of the skull
sphenoid a large bone at the base of the skull, situated between the occipital and ethmoid bones in front of and between the parietal and temporal bones on each side
zygomatic facial bones under each eye that form and give shape to the cheekbone
maxilla facial bones under each eye that unite in the center to form the upper jaw and support the maxillary teeth
palatine bones on the left and right that form that hard palate of the mouth and the nasal floor
nasal two bones on left and right that form the arch or bridge of the nose
lacrimal two bones at the inner side or nose site of the orbital cavity
inferior nasal conchae two thin, scroll-like bones that form the lower part of the interior of the nasal cavity
mandible the strong, horseshoe-shaped bone that forms the lower jaw
vomer a single bone that forms the lower posterior part if the nasal septum
malleus largest of the three ossicles in the middle ear (ear mallet)
incus one of three ossicles in the middles ear (anvil)
stapes one of the three issicles in the middle ear (stirrup)
sinus air pocket or cavity in a bone that lightens the bone, warms the air intake, and helps form sounds
hyoid a horseshoe-shaped bone lying at the base of the tongue
maxillary located in the maxilla
suture a line where two or more bones unite in an immovable joint
sagittal the union line between the two parietal bones on the top of the skull
coronal junction of the frontal and the parietal bones. soft at birth and shortly after
temporoparietal located between the temporal and parietal bones
posterior nasal spine located in the upper arch between the nasal bone and superior maxilla
incisive suture located in the anterior area of the pre-maxilla and palatine processes
nasion a point where the nasofrontal suture is cut across by the middle plane of the skull
alveolar bone growth or border of the maxilla and the mandible
symphysis the center of the mandible, forms the chin
cranium portion of skull that encloses the brain
jugular takes blood from head to heart
philtrum groove on external middle surface of upper lip
superius oris upper lip
magnum foramen in occipital bone for spinal cord passage
parotid largest salivary gland
buccinator principal cheek muscle
glossa another word for tongue
node mass of lymph cells forming body
mastication act of chewing
mental another word for chin
suture immoveable junction of two bones
uvula tissue structure hanging from posterior of palate
frontal forhead bone
incus bone of middle ear
filiform don't sense taste
node a mass of lymph cells forming a unit of lymphatic tissue
enzyme a body-produced a chemical helping to break down food for digestion
carotid artery that carries the blood supply to the head and brain
lacrimal branch of the ophthalmic nerves that provides sensation for the tear gland
masseter the principal muscle of mastication that closes the mouth
tympanic not an auditory ossicle
mucoperiosteum the protextive mucous layer covering the bone surface
symphasis the fusion line in the center/middle of the mandible
sagittal the suture between the two parietal bones
maxillary sinus cavity the atrium of Highmore
temporal not a facial bone
hyoid the bone that lies in suspension between the larynx and the mandible
mastoid large bone growth behind the ears on the temporal bone
foramen an opening or passage through a bone that is used for nerve or vessel passage
hamulus an inferior end of a process that has a hooked end
sigmoid notch the s-shaped curvature between the condyle and the coronoid process
antigen a protein produced by cells exposed to
retromolar area the area located to the rear of the mandibular molars
two the median sulcus divides the tongue into ___ sections
cranium & facial bones the skull is composed of two main bone divisions
antibody a protein material manufactured by the body to destroy an antigen
sublingual gland the smallest of the major salivary glands
incisive foramen located in the maxilla behind the central incisors
mucoperiosteum the tissue membrane covering the bones of a mucous surface
ramus ascending part of the mandible
frontannel junction of the frontal and parietal bones are soft and sometimes called a baby's "soft spot"
orbicularis oris another name for the circular muscle surrounding the mouth
gasseron ganglion the trigeminal nerve emerges from the brain and branches at the semilunar mass of nerves
mandibular division the division of the trigeminal nerve that registers sensation to the lower jaw
brain the internal carotid arteru supplies blood to the eyes and the _____
Stenson's the parotid salivary gland empties into the mouth through the _______ duct.
immunity the lumphatic sustem helps protect the body from disease and assists with
phagcyte a lymph cell that ingests and destroys antigens
microphages lymph cells ingest bacteria
papilae taste buds are also called
fungiform papillae are small, dark red papillae on the middle and anterior dorsal surface and along the sides of the tongue
uvula the muscular tissue structure that hangs down from the palate in the rear of the oral cavity
rugae mucus membrane in the roof of the mouth that forms irregular folds and bumps on the surface
pharyngopalatine pillars palatine tonsils lay between
Created by: LindseyT on 2010-01-14



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