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Anatomy/Cranial 1

Mod 2 Wk 3 Anatomy/Cranial Matching 1

Mastication The process of chewing food and mixing it with saliva.
1-1.5/4-6 cups Amount of saliva secreted daily by a single person.
Obicularis oris Closes the mouth and puckers the lips when it contracts.
Bruxism Grinding of the teeth.
Sialolith Calcified stone in salivary gland duct.
Stensens duct This is located inside the cheek, opposite the second molar in the upper jaw.
Maxilla Upper jaw bone, does not move.
Temporomandibular Joint TMJ.
Crepitus Cracking and grinding sound of TMJ upon opening and closing the mouth.
Zygomatic Pulls the corner of the lips up, back, and outward.
Trapezius Along with the sternocleidomastoid and platysma, these are the largest and primary neck muscles.
Medial pterygoid Pulls the mandible upward and forward and closes the mouth.
Frontalis Raises and lowers the eyebrows.
Submandibular This region includes the mylohyoid, and hyoglossus muscles.
Brain Controls all body functions.
Created by: mgarrett