Facial nerve VII (7)
Motor supply for muscles of facial expression, playsma (cervical branch), sensory
component for anterior 2/3 of tongue, aids
in taste. VII joins with V for taste ie.
Glassopharyngeal nerve IX (9)
Aids in s
Think what is normal and
then what could be of
Normal/WNL face/skin and eyes
Which branches of the external carotid artery supply all the teeth and oral
Where does the blood supply to the muscles of mastication originate?
Name the individual vessels that supply all areas of the oral cavity.
What is the major vein that drai
suture: a joining together of 2 or more
foramen: a short tube-like opening thru
canal: a long tube-like opening thru
fossa: a depression in bone
ridge: a bony elevation
Sphenoid * important for
Brand, Isselhard. Anatomy of Orofacial Structures, 7th Edition. Mosby, 2003.
The lingual artery then travels forward and deep, going beneath the hyoglossus
muscle of the tongue and endi