Histology Final

  1. What is the masticatory muscosa made of?
    parakeratinized stratified squamous epithelium
  2. Where is masticatory mucosa located?
    areas subject to wear and tear example: gums, hard palate
  3. What is the lining mucose made of?
    nonkeratinized stratified squamous epithelium
  4. Describe the CT of the lining mucosa
    fairly movable and extensively vascularized
  5. Describe the CT of the masticatory mucosa
    fairly immovable and not extensively vascularized
  6. What is the external surface of the lips made of?
    orthokeratinized stratified squamous epithelium
  7. What is the internal surface of the kips made of?
    lining muscosa
  8. What is the vermilion?
    pink transition zone between internal and external lip surfaces
  9. What convers the internal aspect of the cheek?
    lining mucosa
  10. What is the posterior third of the tongue called?
    pharyngeal portion
  11. What is the anterior two thirds of the tongue called?
    palatine portion
  12. What covers the palatine portion of the tongue?
    specialized mucosa containing lingual papillae
  13. What covers the pharyngeal portion of the tongue?
    lingual tonsils
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Histology Final