Flashcards in 9.1 The Oral Cavity and Tongue Deck (32):
Where is the oral vestibule?
Between lips and teeth
Where does the parotid gland open into the oral cavity?
Opposite 2nd molar tooth
What kind of mucous membrane lines the inner cheek?
What kind of mucous membrane lines the lower gum?
Inferior buccal gingiva
What kind of mucous membrane lines the upper gum?
Superior buccal gingiva
What kind of mucous membrane lines the inner lip?
What attaches the lips to the gums?
What attaches the tongue to the inferior oral cavity?
What is the hard palate?
Superior border of oral cavity
Bony plate separating nasal cavity from oral cavity
What epithelium is found in the oral cavity?
What bones make up the hard palate?
What is the soft palate?
Posterior border of the oral cavity
Muscular structure of soft tissue
Name the muscles that make up the soft palate of the oral cavity
Levator veli palatini
Tensor veli palatini
Which muscles of the oral cavity are innervated by the vagus nerve?
Tensor veli palatini
If there is damage to the nerves of the left side of the soft palate, which way will the tongue deviate?
Right- moves away
Give 2 examples of when the airway can be lost
Foreign body blockage
Where do the submandibuar and sublingual glands open up into the oral cavity?
Floor of mouth, lateral to lingual frenulum
Name the 4 areas of lymphoid tissue in/around the oral cavity
Why is it important to have lymphoid tissue in the oral cavity?
Entry site for pathogens via air, food or water
List the 3 parts of the tongue
Which nerve innervates the motor function of the tongue?
Which nerve innervates the sensory function of the tongue?
Which nerves innervate the special sensory function of the tongue?
Name the intrinsic muscles of the tongue
Name the extrinsic muscles of the tongue
Name the teeth
3rd molar (wisdom tooth)
What is a cleft palate?
Deformity in the formation of the hard palate
What is a cleft lip?
Deformity in the nasolabial septum
What is gingivitis?
Inflammation of the gingiva
What is tonsillitis?
Inflammation of the tonsils
What is a peritonsillar abscess?
Result of deep infection of the tonsils which causes deviation of the uvula. Absesses can burst and pus drains into throat. Also called Quinsy