Atlas de Anatomia do Corpo Humano - Central

The atlas of human body

Cheek
Cheek

Mouth
Mouth

The oval-shaped oral cavity located at the apex of the digestive tract and consisting of two parts

Lip
Lip

Either of the two fleshy, full-blooded margins of the mouth.

Facial Muscles
Facial Muscles

Muscles of facial expression or mimetic muscles that include the numerous muscles supplied by the facial nerve that are attached to and move the skin of the face. (From Stedman, 25th ed)

Pharyngeal Muscles
Pharyngeal Muscles

The muscles of the pharynx are the inferior, middle and superior constrictors, salpingopharyngeus, and stylopharyngeus.

Esophageal Sphincter, Upper
Esophageal Sphincter, Upper

The structure at the pharyngoesophageal junction consisting chiefly of the cricopharyngeus muscle. It normally occludes the lumen of the ESOPHAGUS, except during SWALLOWING.

Masticatory Muscles
Masticatory Muscles

Muscles arising in the zygomatic arch that close the jaw. Their nerve supply is masseteric from the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve. (From Stedman, 25th ed)

Masseter Muscle
Masseter Muscle

A masticatory muscle whose action is closing the jaws.

Temporal Muscle
Temporal Muscle

A masticatory muscle whose action is closing the jaws; its posterior portion retracts the mandible.

Pterygoid Muscles
Pterygoid Muscles

Two of the masticatory muscles

Palatal Muscles
Palatal Muscles

The muscles of the palate are the glossopalatine, palatoglossus, levator palati(ni), musculus uvulae, palatopharyngeus, and tensor palati(ni).

Jaw
Jaw

Bony structure of the mouth that holds the teeth. It consists of the MANDIBLE and the MAXILLA.

Mandible
Mandible

The largest and strongest bone of the FACE constituting the lower jaw. It supports the lower teeth.

Mandibular Condyle
Mandibular Condyle

The posterior process on the ramus of the mandible composed of two parts Temporomandibular Joint;

Alveolar Process
Alveolar Process

The thickest and spongiest part of the maxilla and mandible hollowed out into deep cavities for the teeth.

Tooth Socket
Tooth Socket

A hollow part of the alveolar process of the MAXILLA or MANDIBLE where each tooth fits and is attached via the periodontal ligament.

Dental Arch
Dental Arch

Maxilla
Maxilla

Palate, Hard
Palate, Hard

The anteriorly located rigid section of the PALATE.

Temporomandibular Joint
Temporomandibular Joint

An articulation between the condyle of the mandible and the articular tubercle of the temporal bone. Centric Relation;

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