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Anatomy/Cranial 2

Mod 2 Wk 3 Anatomy/Cranial Matching 2

Buccinator Compress the cheeks and lips.
Mentalis Pushes the lower lip up.
Vomer On the nasal septum.
Xerostomia Disorder in which there is a decrease in saliva production.
Origin End of muscle that attaches to a fixed structure.
Tigeminal nerve The primary source of innervation of the tissue for the oral cavity.
Saliva Breaks down food starches in the mouth and remineralizes enamel.
Parotid Gland Largest salivary gland, below the ear, that secretes saliva through the Stensens duct.
Masseter Thick powerful muscle of mastication. Also closes the jaw and retrudes the mandible.
Muscles of Facial Expressions Are the Zygomatic, Frontalis, Obicularis oris, and Buccinator.
50% of Daytime Saliva Is produced by the parotid gland.
Tongue Gloss, glossa, glossal are its word parts.
To Pucker Lips This is done with the obicularis oris muscle.
Lateral Pterygoid Protrudes the jaw and opens the mouth.
Temporalis Closes the jaw and pulls mandible forward and backward.
Created by: mgarrett