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13 Cards in this Set

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Form the lateral walls of the oral cavity; are muscular structures covered externally by skin and internally by nonkeratineized stratified squamous epithelium
(Labia) fleshy borders; fleshy folds covering the outside of the mouth, covered externally by skin and internally by mucous membrane
Superior and inferior labial frenum
Attaches inner surface of each lip to its corresponding gum by midline fold of mucous membrane
Space between cheeks and teeth
Oral cavity proper
Is a space that extends from the gums an teeth to fauces
Opening from mouth to pharynx
Horizontal structure separating oral and nasal cavities
Hard palate
Anterior portion of the roof of the mouth, formed by the maxillae and palatine bones + llined by a mucous membrane
Soft palate
Posterior portion of the roof of the mouth, extends from palatine bone to uvula (muscular partition lined w/mucous membrane)
Palatoglossal arch and palatopharyngeal arch
2 muscular folds that run down lateral sides of soft palate
Palatoglossal arch and palatopharyngeal arch also called?
Aterior pillar and posterior pillar
Palatine tonsils
Located between palatopharyngeal arch
When swallowing, pharynx and uvula move upward thus helping to cover nasopharynx-and preventing food and liquid from entering nasal cavity