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Mod 2 terms Ch.5


Mentalis Muscle of chin-Protrudes lower lip and wrinkles the skin
Mandible Bone of lower jaw
Maxilla Two bones that frm the uppe jaw
Crepitus TMJ- Bone cracking, sound under skin around joints.
Cancellous Bone light weight, sponge-like bone
Bruxism Grinding of teeth
Articulate Join togeather
Sialolith Stone in salivary duct.
Mastication Chewing
Zygomatic Cheekbone
Xerostomia Dry mouth
Insertion movable end of a muscle
Masseter Chewing muscle that closes mouth
Glenoid Fossa Shallow impression within the temporal bone
Foramina openings in bone allowing for passage of nerve & blood vessels.
Suture Immovable line of union between two bones
Temporomandibular joint Joint between temporal bone of skull and the condyle of the mandible
Alveolar Process Part of the mandible and maxilla that contains the tooth sockets.
Orgin Fixed attachment of a muscle.
maxillary tuberosity rounded prominence of bone posterior to maxillary molars
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