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Rad Final Studystack

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tiny bumps of bone that serve as muscle attachment sites genial tubercles
ring-shaped radiopacity below the apices of the mandibular incisors genial tubercles
a hole in the bone located on the internal surface of the mandible near the midline lingual foramen
small, radiolucent dot surrounded by the genial tubercles lingual foramen
tube-like passageways that house nerves and blood vessels nutrient canals
vertical radiolucent lines nutrient canals
a linear prominence of bone extending from the premolar region to the midline mental ridge
thick, radiopaque band that extends from the premolars to the incisor region mental ridge
a scooped out, depressed area of bone located above the mental ridge mental fossa
a radiolucent area located above the mental ridge mental fossa
a hole in bone located on the external surface of the mandible in the region of the mandibular premolars mental foramen
small ovoid or round radiolucency in the apical region of the mandibular premolars mental foramen
a tube-like passageway through bone that travels the length of the mandible mandibular canal
a radiolucent band outlined by radiopaque by radiopaque lines and appears below the apices of the mandibular molar teeth mandibular canal
a linear prominence of bone located on the internal surface of the mandible that extends downward and forward from the ramus internal oblique ridge
a radiopaque band extending downward from the ramus; may continue on as the mylohyoid ridge internal oblique ridge
a linear prominence of bone located on the external surface of the body of the mandible external oblique ridge
a radiopaque band extending downward from the ramus; typically ends in the third molar region external oblique ridge
a scooped out, depressed area of bone located on the internal surface of the mandible submandibular fossa
a radiolucent area in the mandibular molar region below the mylohyoid ridge submandibular fossa
a marked prominence of bone on the anterior ramus of the mandible coronoid process
a triangluar radiopacity superimposed over the manxillary tuberosity region; **only mandibular landmark to appear on maxillary films coronoid process
a hole in bone located at the midline of the anterior portion of the hard palate incisive foramen
small ovoid radiolucency between the roots of the maxillary central incisors incisive foramen
an immovable joint between the two palatine processes of the maxilla median palatal suture
thin, radiolucent line between the maxillary central incisors median palatal suture
pear-shaped compartment of bone located superior to the maxilla nasal cavity
large, radiolucent area above the maxillary incisors nasal cavity
vertical bony wall or partition that divides the nasal cavity into the right and left nasal fossae nasal septum
vertical, radiopaque partition that divides the nasal cavity nasal septum
a sharp projection of the maxilla located at the anterior and inferior portion of the nasal cavity anterior nasal spine
V-shaped radiopaque area located at the intersection of the floor of the nasal cavity and the nasal septum anterior nasal spine
paired compartments of bone located within the maxilla located above the maxillary premolar and molar teeth maxillary sinus
radiolucent area superior to the apices of the maxillary posterior teeth maxillary sinus
borders that outline and / or divide the maxillary sinus floor of the maxillary sinus
thin, radiopaque lines that surround / divide the sinus floor of the maxillary sinus
the intersection of the maxillary sinus and the nasal cavity inverted y
radiopaque upside-down y located superior to the maxillary canine inverted y
a rounded prominence of bone that extend posterior to the third molar region maxillary tuberosity
radiopaque bulge distal to the third molar region maxillary tuberosity
a small, hook-like projection of bone located posterior to the maxillary tuberosity region hamulus
radiopaque hook-like projection posterior to the maxillary tuberosity hamulus
a bony projection of the maxilla that articulates with the zygoma zygomatic process of the maxilla
j- or u-shaped radiopacity located superior to the maxillary first molar region zygomatic process of the maxilla
cheek bone; composed of dense cortical bone zygoma
diffuse, radiopaque band extending posterior from the zygomatic process of the maxilla zygoma
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