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Function of tongue
Speech
Formation of bolus
Swallowing
Taste buds
Extrinsic muscles of the tongue
Oringinate outside the tongue; move the tongue side to side and in and out:moves food around for chewing, shape food into round mass, and force down for swallowing
Intrinsic uscles of the tongue
Located within tongue; alter size and shape of tongue for speech and swalowing
Lingual Frenulum
A fold of mucous membrane that connects tongue to the floor of the mouth
Papillae
Projections on the tongue; not actual taste buds!
Filiform
Lack taste buds
Fungiform
Most have taste buds
Circumvallate
All have taste buds
Minor salivary glands
In mucous membrane of mouth and tongue; have short ducts or none; saliva enters directly into oral cavity
Labial glands
lips
Buccal Glands
Cheeks
Palatal glands
Palate
Lingual glands
Tongue
3 Major salivary glands
Parotid glands
Submandibular glands
Sublingual glands
Parotid glands
Also called "stensen's duct"; empty into vestibule- opposite upper 2nd maxillary molar
Submandibular Glands
Also called "Wharton's duct"; Empty into oral cavity lateral to the lingual frenulum
Sublingual Glands
Also called "Rivinus duct"; lesser sublingual; Empty into floor of mouth