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Unit1 mod G

Anatomy the study of the body structure
genioglossus extrinsic muscle of the tongue that does most of the work including protruding, retracting, and depressing the tongue
hyoid bone horse shoe-shaped bone lying at the base of the tongue
mandible only movable bone of the face
masseter muscles pairs of mastication
maxilla upper jaw; largest of the facial bones
maxillary nerve branch sensory nerve, innervates the nose, cheeks, palate, gingival maxillary teeth, maxillary sinus tonsils, nasopharynx, and other facial features
physiology the study of how the body functions
pterygoid artery supplies blood to the temporal muscle, masseter muscles and buccinator muscles
thymus located under the sternum, large and active before birth and through puberty but shrinks; important to development of the immune system
ameloblasts enamel-forming cells
calcification process of depositing calcium salts and other materials in the formed tooth, takes place in the apposition stage of the tooth development
cementum tooth structure that is located around the root covering the dentin on the root portion of the tooth
cleft lip cleft in or seperation of the upper lip; harelip
ectoderm differentiates into skin, hair, nails, the brain, the nervous system, the lining of the oral cavity and the enamel of the teeth
endoderm formed in the early embryo stage that gives rise to the epithelial linings of the respiratory some glandular organs and the digestive tract
gingival hyperplasia the overgrowth of the gingival tissue
histology the study of the microscopic structure and the function of tissues
mesenchyme tissue the primary embryonic mesoderm layer that develops during the morphodifferentation period
mesoderm 1 of 3 embryonic layers formed in the early embryo stage that differentates into the lining of the abdominal cavity, the bones, the muscles, the circulatory system, internal organs, dentin, cementum and pulp of teeth
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