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terminology DA chap

dental assistant

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Mental Foramen located in the mandible near the apex of the premolars.
MAXILLARY SINUS LARGEST OF THE PARANASAL SINUSES CAN BE SEEN ON THE MAXILLARY RADIOGRAPHS.
PALATE LOCATED ON THE INSIDE OF THE MAXILLARY TEETH. ALSO KNOWN AS THE ROOF OF THE MOUTH.
BUCCAL NERVE SUPPLIES BRANCHES TO THE BUCCAL MUCOSA MEMBRANES
LINGUAL NERVE SUPPLIES THE ANTERIOR 2/3 OF THE TONGUE.
INCISIVE PAPILLA A RAISED AREA OF TISSUE LYING BEHIND THE MAXILARY CEN TRAL INCISORS
TEMPORAMANDIBULAR JOINT LOCATED WHERE THE TEMPORAL BONE AND THE MANDIBLE ARTICULATE. MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR MOVEMENT OF THE LOWER JAW SO WE CAN CHEW AND SPEAK.
ESOPHAGUS THE TUBE THAT EXTENDS FROM THE PHARYNX TO THE STOMACH AND SERVES AS A PASSAGE FOR FOOD.
COMPACT BONE THE STRONG AND HARD SECTION OF A BONE IS DENSE AND FORMS THE MAIN SHAFT OF LONG BONES AND THE OUTER LAYER OF OTHER OR ALSO KNOWN AS DENSE BONE.HARD OUTER LAYER OF BONES.
CANCELLOUS BONE SPONGE-LIKE TISSUE ALSO KNOWN AS SPONGY BONE.FOUND IN THE INTERIOR OF BONES.
ARTERIES CARRIES BLOOD AWAY FROM THE HEART. OR CARRIES OXYGENATED BLOOD FROM THE HEART TO THE CAPILLARIES OF THE TISSUES.
VEINS CARRIES BLOOD THAT HAS DRAINED FROM THE CAPILLARIES BACK TO THE HEART.
ARTICULATE JOINT WHERE TWO OR MORE BONES MEET OR FORM A JUNCTION.
RETROMOLAR PAD OR AREA BEHIND THE LAST MOLAR IS A TRIANGULAR AREA OR LOCATED BEHIND THE LAST MOLAR IN THE MANDIBULAR ARCH
LARYNX ALSO KNOWN AS THE VOICE BOX CONNECTS THE PHARYNX AND TRECHEA.
TUBEROSITY LOCATED BEHIND THE LAST MOLAR IN THE MAXILLARY ARCH.
TRACHEA ALSO KNOWN AS THE WINDPIPE,SERVES AS A PASSAGE FOR AIR.
PHARYNX PROVIDES A CONNECTION FROM THE ORAL CAVITY TO THE ESOPHAGUS.
MUCOSA THE TISSUE THAT LINES THE INNER SURFACE OF THE LIPS AND CHEECKS.
ZYGOMATIC ARCH FORMS THE PROMINENCE OF THE CHEECKS JUST BELOW THE EYES
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