Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Head & Neck Anatomy


Deglutition The process by which masticated food is moved from the mouth to the stomach for digestion.
Muscles of mastication Temporalis, masseter, lateral and medial pterygoid.
Anatomy The study of the structure of organisms.
Physiology The study of the function of organisms.
Muscles of facial expressions Frontalis, orbicularis oris, buccinator, and zygomatic.
Tongue Functions to provides us with speech, mastication,and swallowing.
Four primary muscles of the mouth Genioglosus, hyoglossus, styloglossus, palatoglossus.
Neck muscles Sternocleidomastoid, platysma, and trapezius.
Muscles of the floor of the mouth Digastric, stylohyoid, mylohyoid, and geniohyoid.
Voluntary muscles Are attached to the skeleton and move bones at the joints.
Involuntary muscles Are found in the walls of the body's internal organs.
Cardiac muscles Are found only in the walls of the heart.
TMJ Is formed by the union of the condyle of the mandible with the glenoid fossa and the articular eminence of the temporal bone.
Skull Consists of 22 bones.
Trigeminal nerve Has three branches, the opthalmic, maxillary and mandibular.
Xerostomia When the flow of saliva is insufficient or almost non existant, the mouth feels extremely dry.
Sublingual gland Smallest gland and is shaped like an almond.
Sialolith Calcified stone in the ducts of salivary glands.
Soft palate May become stimualted if touched causing a strong gag reflex.
Parotid gland Located below the ear, is the largest salivary gland.
Created by: mgarrett