Head & Neck Anatomy

  1. From the Ala of the nose to the corners of the mouth is a groove called?
    Naso-Labial Groove
  2. The reddish portion of the lip is called?
    Vermillion Zone
  3. Where the skin meets the vermillion zone & forms a line around the lips.
    Vermillion Border
  4. Between the bottom of the nose & the middle of the upper lip is a shallow, V-shaped depression known as?
  5. The corner of the mouth, where the upper lip meets the lower lip is called?
    Labial Commissures
  6. *Just below the lower lip

    *Runs Horizontally & separates the lip from the chin
    Labio-mental groove
  7. The deepest point of the vestibule is called?
    Vestibule Fornix
  8. Inside the mouth, a pocket is formed by the soft tissue of the cheeks & the gingiva.
    • Oral Vestibule
    • (mucobuccal fold)
  9. The inner surface of the cheeks is called?
    Buccal mucosa
  10. On the labial mucosa are small, yellowish glands near the commissures called?
    Fordyce's Spots
  11. The inner surface of the lips is called?
    Labial Mucosa
  12. The tissue that lines the inner surface of the lips & cheeks is called?
  13. Forms the forehead, the main portion of the roof of the eye socket (orbit), & part of the nasal cavity.
    Frontal Bone
  14. On the outside of the nasal cavities are scroll like bones called?
    Inferior Nasal Conchae
  15. A single bone on the inside of the nasal cavity.
    Vomer Bone
  16. The largest of the facial bones & is composed of two sections of bone joined @ the median suture.
  17. In the middle of the ventral side of the tongue, a line of tissue extends from the tongue to the floor of the mouth.
    Lingual Frenum
  18. On either side of the lingual frenum are the
    ____________ ??

    The are bluish & run the length of the tongue.
    Lingual Veins
  19. Lateral to the lingual veins are folds of tissue called?
    Fimbriated Folds
  20. Are oval structures that are located on the dorsal surface of the tongue.
    • Taste Buds
    • aka Taste Receptors
  21. Sometimes, under the tongue on the alveolar bone are excess bone formations called?
    Torus Mandibularis
  22. This fluid varies in viscosity depending on an individual's chemical makeup, diet, & medications.
  23. A clear fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands throughout the mouth.
  24. Anterior to the sulcus,
    covering the dorsal side of the tongue, are small, raised projections called?
    -where taste buds are located.
  25. Type of Palate
    (there are two: hard & soft)

    -covers muscle tissue & is darker pink or yellowish.
    Soft Palate
  26. Between the Condyle & Temporal Bone is the??

    *A dense, fibrous connective tissue that is thicker @ the ends.
    Articular Disc
  27. Type of Bones:

    Forms the cheeks?
    Zygomatic Bones
  28. The muscles that form the floor of the mouth are the?

    *Located between the mandible & the hyoid bone.
    • *Digstric
    • *Mylohyoid
    • *Stylohyoid
    • *Geniohyoid
  29. There is also a horseshoe shaped bone lying at the base of the tongue called?
    Hyoid Bone
  30. The are two types of Palates.

    Which one is a bony plate covered with pink to brownish pink keratinized tissue?
    Hard Palate
  31. Is the largest of the branches of the external carotid artery.
    Maxillary Artery
  32. Is composed of both sensory and motor neurons and is the largest division of the trigeminal nerve.
    Mandibular Nerve Branch
  33. Is a sensory nerve that innervates the nose, cheeks, palate, gingiva, maxillary teeth, maxillary sinus, tonsils, nasopharynx & other facial structures.
    Maxillary Nerve Branch
  34. What are the three muscles of the neck?
    • 1) Platysma
    • 2) Trapezius
    • 3) Sternocle Idomastoid
  35. There are two muscles of soft palate, what are they called?

  36. Is the wing of the nose or outer edge of the nostril?
    Ala of the nose
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Head & Neck Anatomy
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