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27 Cards in this Set

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________is located beneath the mandible,posterior to another salivary gland
submandibular gland
_______is located behind the mandibular ramus, anterior and inferior to ear.
_______is the second largest salivary gland.
submandibular gland
_________is located in the anterior portion of the floor of the mouth
Sublingual gland
________provides 60-65% of the total salivary volume.
submandibular gland
_______provides 25% of the salivary volume.
Parotid gland
________is the largest of the salivary gland.
parotid gland
________has duct that opens into the oral cavity on the inner surface of the buccal mucosa, opposite the max second molar.
Parotid gland
_______is smallest salivary gland.
sublingual gland
________provides 10% of the total salivary volume.
sublingual gland
The_________are bean shaped bodies positioned to filter toxic products from the lymph to prevent their entry into blood stream.
lymph nodes
An__________duct is associated with the terminal portion of acinus of the salivary gland.
Saliva exists the salivary gland into the oral cavity by way of the_________duct.
The ________are two rounded masses located between the anterior and posterior pillars of the fauces.
Palatine tonsils
The__________gland is the largest of endocrine glands.
The________is a layer of diffuse lymphoid tissue located on the base of the dorsal surface of the tongue.
lingual tonsils
__________is the remains of the thyroglossal duct, located at the apex of the sulcus terminals.
foramen cecum
The________are the largest of the paranasal sinuses.
When a patient has an infection in a specific region, enlargement of the node occurs as a result of the increase in both the size and number of lymphocytes.
When a patient has an infection in a specific region, the primary node is the first to be invloved.
When a patient has an infection in a specific region, the lymph nodes cannot be seen or palpated during an extraoral exam.
List 3 functions of the paranasal sinuses:
lighten skull bones
Act as sound resonators
Provide mucose for nasal cavity.
List 5 functions of saliva.
Lubricaes/cleanses oral mucosa
helps to digest food by enzymatic activity
Buffering agent
Antibacterial activity
Helps maintain tooth remineralization
Describe serous
clear watery protein fluid that contains enzymes
Describe mucous secretions
thick fluid mainly carbohydrates
What is a mucocele?
Lesion due to retention of saliva in a minor salivary gland
What is a ranula?
Salivary stone
Lesioan due to retension of saliva in the submandibular salivary gland