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Side ASide B
an/o, proct/o, rect/o,
Rectum and Anus
presence of stones
upper GI tract consists of the
mouth, esophagus and stomach
the lower GI tract consists of the
large and small intestines and the rectum and anus.
The Lips are also known as the...
the ________ ________attatch the lips to the jaws
The palate consist of what 3 main partsl.
HARD PALATE - the bony anterior portion with mucous membranes with bony ridges ("Rugae") The SOFT PALATE- the flexible posterior portion of the palate. It has the role of closing...
Upper surface of the tongue.
also known as taste buds.
attatches the tongue to the floor of the mouth and limits its motion.
consists of the bone and soft tissues that surround and support the teeth.
the root "odonti"
teeth. periodontium = peri - surrouding; odonti - teeth; um- noun ending
GINGIVA is also known as the.....
the Upper and Lower Jaws are commonly called the_______________ and ________________
maxillary and mandibular arches
the term DENTITION refers to.......
the natural teeth arranged in the upper and lower jaws
name the 4 types of teeth
INCISORS and CANINES; also known as CUSPIDS which are used for biting and tearing. PREMOLARS or BICUSPIDS MOLARS which are used for chewing.
Baby teeth are sometimes called.....
Primary dentition or deciduous dentition.
Permanent dentition consists of __ number of teeth
any contact between the chewing surfaces fo the upper and lower teeth
any deviation from the normal positioning of the upper teeth against the lower teeth.
the visible portion of the tooth
the hardest substance in the body, covers the tooth
dpurpose of the tooth ROOT
to hold the tooth securely in place within the dental arch.
protects the root, but is not as strong as enamel
neck of the tooth where the crown and the root meet.
makes up the bulk of the tooth structure and is protected on the outer surfaces by the enamel and cementum.
consists of a rich suply of blood vessels and nerves thyat provide the nutrients and innervation to the tooth.
In the crown the PULP is located in the... In the root the PULP is located in the ...
pulp cavity. root canals
is a colorless liquid that moistens the mouth, begins the digestive process, and loubricates food during chewing and swallowing.
PAROTID GLANDS are located...
on the face in front of and slightly lower than the ear.
SUBLINGUAL GLANDS are located....
on the floor of the mouth under the tongue.
the SUBMANDIBULAR GLANDS are located...
on the floor of the mouth near the mandible.