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211 definitions

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super oris the upper lip
labial frenum attaches to the center of the upper lip and between the upper two front teeth
foliate short vertical folds and are present on each side of the tongue
fauces the arched opening at the back of the mouth leading to the pharynx
uvula a fleshy extension at the back of the soft palate that hangs above the throat
incisive papilla a projection on the palate near the incisors
lignual frenum a small fold of mucous membrane extending from the floor of the mouth to the midline of the underside of the tongue
median sulcus the groove that divides the convex dorsum (upper surface) of the tongue into two symmetrical halves
inferior oris lower lip
fungiform mushroom shaped
glossopalatine arch the anterior pillar of the fauces; one of two folds of mucous membrane extending from the soft palate to the sides of the tongue
hard palate the bony front part of the palate
filliform threadlike
pharygopalatine one of a pair of ridges or folds of mucous membrane that pass downward from the posterior margin of the soft palate to the lateral wall of the pharynx
vestibule a small space or cavity at the beginning of a canal
circumvallate bigger than other papillae and are arranged in a V-shaped way at the backside of the tongue near the throat
buccal frenum A fold of mucous membrane connecting the buccal mucosa to the alveolar mucosa in the premolar region of both the maxillae and the mandible
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