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which artery passes through the pterygopalatine fossa?
branch of trigeminal that supplies sensory to the eye
what artery accompanies the auriculotemporal nerve?
auriculotemporal, buccal, and mental nerves are branches of what nerves?
the infra orbital nerve passes through what?
where does the greater petrosal nerve run?
nerve that passes between the superior oblique muscle and the medial rectus muscle
this muscle closes eyelids and assists the flow of lacrimal fluid
branch of trigeminal that supplies sensory to the maxilla
It innervates the skin of the lateral nose, lower eyelid, upper lip and zygomatic region.
the masseter, temporal, and the medial and lateral pterygoids are known as the
this nerve provides sensory innervation to the skin of the cheek and the mucosal lining the cheek.
muscle active in smiling, also keeps the cheek taut, preventing folding of the cheek during chewing
chorda tympani emerges from which fissure?
the oculomotor nerve passes through what fissure?
portion of the facial artery that perfuses skin on ala and dorsum of nose
origin of masseter
a nerve disorder that causes a stabbing or electric-shock-like pain in parts of the face, esp the maxillary and mandibular area.
innervation of the levator palpebrae superioris
which part of the orbicularis oculi tightly closes the eyelid
artery that supplies the mandible, gums, teeth and floor of mouth
the vagus nerve passes through which foramen?
supplies blood to the dura mater and cranial bones.
the supra orbital nerve passes through what?
the mental nerve passes through what foramen?
the large sensory ganglion of CN V
the glossopharyngeal nerve passes through which foramen?
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only branch of the facial nerve to cross the angle of the mandible
what artery runs through the optic canal?
preganlionic fibers destined for the parotid gland synapse where?
innervation of superior oblique muscle
ophthalmic artery arises from what artery?
motor innervation to the face is provided by which nerve
the spinal accessory nerve passes through which foramen?
which part of the orbicularis oculi passes posterior to the lacrimal sac
the sphincter of the mouth and is the 1st of the series of sphincters associated with the GI tract
supplies blood to the buccinator and the cheek
which artery passes through the carotid canal?
this nerve runs through the mandibular foramen
the lingual nerve and inferior alveolar nerve pass between which two muscles?
a paralysis of the facial muscles due to a lesion of the facial nerve
infra orbital, zygomaticotemporal, and zygomaticofacial nerves are branches of what nerve?
the meningeal branch of the mandibular nerve V3 passes through what?
origin of temporalis
parasympathetics from which nerve supply motor fibers to the parotid?
primary venous drainage of the face
only cranial nerve that does not exit the skull
sensory nerve of the face and the motor nerve of mastication
branch of the maxillary artery supplies the temporalis
the 2 roots of the auriculotemporal nerve wrap around which artery?
the buccal branch of the mandibular nerve (CN V3) and accompanying buccal artery usually pass between the two heads of which muscle?
branch of the facial artery that perfuses lower lip
cranial nerve IV
innervation of orbicularis oris
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which part of the orbicularis oculi gently closes the eyelid
terminal branch of facial artery that passes to the medial angle of the eye
the trochelear nerve passes through what fissure?
insertion of masseter
This branch of facial nerve carries special sensory taste fibers from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue and preganglionic parasympathetic fibers to the submandibular ganglion.
facial vein drains directly into which vein?
the lateral pterygoid muscle attaches to what portion of the TMJ?
cutaneous or sensory innervation to the face is provided by which nerve
motor innervation to the muscles of mastication
lacrimal, supra-orbital, supra trochlear, infra trochlear, and external nasal nerves are branches of what nerve?
the supraorbital and supratrochlear nerves arise from what branch of the opthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve?
the external nasal and infratrochlear nerves arise from what branch of the opthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve?
the inferior-alveolar nerve, artery, and vein run through which foramen
innervation of the superior rectus
systemic diesease caused by the spread of micro-organism and their toxins via circulating blood
branch of the facial artery that perfuses upper lip
major arterial supply to the face
what nerve travels in the stylomastoid foramen?
insertion of temporalis
the transverse facial artery arises from what artery?
innervation of lateral rectus
middle meningeal arrtery and vein pass through what?
the parotid duct opens into ?
parasympathetics from CN IX synapse at the ____ ganglion before hitch hiking on the auriculotemporal nerve.
which artery passes through the pterygomaxillary fissue?
a branch of the facial nerve that provides secretomotor innervation to the submandibular and sublingual glands.

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